Restart capability of resting-states of Euglena gracilis after 9 months of dormancy: preparation for autonomous space flight experiments

@article{Strauch2017RestartCO,
  title={Restart capability of resting-states of Euglena gracilis after 9 months of dormancy: preparation for autonomous space flight experiments},
  author={Sebastian M. Strauch and Ina Becker and Laura P{\"o}lloth and Peter H. Richter and Ferdinand W. M. Haag and Jens Hauslage and Michael Lebert},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={17},
  pages={101 - 111}
}
Abstract Dormant states of organisms are easier to store than the living state because they tolerate larger variations in temperature, light, storage space etc., making them attractive for laboratory culture stocks and also for experiments under special circumstances, especially space flight experiments. Like several other organisms, Euglena gracilis is capable of forming desiccation tolerant resting states in order to survive periods of unfavourable environmental conditions. In earlier… 
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