Microbial Biofilms on the Sandstone Monuments of the Angkor Wat Complex, Cambodia

@article{Gaylarde2011MicrobialBO,
  title={Microbial Biofilms on the Sandstone Monuments of the Angkor Wat Complex, Cambodia},
  author={Christine C. Gaylarde and C{\'e}sar Rodr{\'i}guez and Yendi E. Navarro-Noya and Benjam{\'i}n Otto Ortega-Morales},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={64},
  pages={85-92}
}
Key ResultDiscoloring biofilms from Cambodian temples Angkor Wat, Preah Khan, and the Bayon and West Prasat in Angkor Thom contained a microbial community dominated by coccoid cyanobacteria. Molecular analysis identified Chroococcidiopsis as major colonizer, but low similarity values (<95%) suggested a similar genus or species not present in the databases.Expand
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