Occurrence of Resistance to Antibiotics, UV-B, and Arsenic in Bacteria Isolated from Extreme Environments in High-Altitude (Above 4400 m) Andean Wetlands


High-altitude Andean wetlands are pristine environments with extreme conditions such as high UV radiation, high heavy metal content (mainly arsenic), high salinity, and oligotrophy. In this paper, the UV-B resistance and tolerance to arsenic of phylogenetically characterized bacteria (Actinobacteria [six isolates], Firmicutes [four isolates], and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-008-9103-2


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