Nematoda from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa

@article{Borgonie2011NematodaFT,
  title={Nematoda from the terrestrial deep subsurface of South Africa},
  author={G. Borgonie and A. Garc{\'i}a-Moyano and D. Litthauer and W. Bert and A. Bester and E. V. Heerden and C. M{\"o}ller and M. Erasmus and T. Onstott},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={474},
  pages={79-82}
}
  • G. Borgonie, A. García-Moyano, +6 authors T. Onstott
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Since its discovery over two decades ago, the deep subsurface biosphere has been considered to be the realm of single-cell organisms, extending over three kilometres into the Earth’s crust and comprising a significant fraction of the global biosphere. The constraints of temperature, energy, dioxygen and space seemed to preclude the possibility of more-complex, multicellular organisms from surviving at these depths. Here we report species of the phylum Nematoda that have been detected in or… CONTINUE READING
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