Results on the survival of cryptobiotic cyanobacteria samples after exposure to Mars-like environmental conditions

@article{deVera2013ResultsOT,
  title={Results on the survival of cryptobiotic cyanobacteria samples after exposure to Mars-like environmental conditions},
  author={Jean-Pierre Paul de Vera and S{\'a}ndor Dulai and {\'A}kos Kereszturi and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Koncz and Andreas Lorek and Diedrich Theodor F. Mohlmann and Marianna Marschall and T. P{\'o}cs},
  journal={International Journal of Astrobiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={13},
  pages={35 - 44}
}
Abstract Tests on cyanobacteria communities embedded in cryptobiotic crusts collected in hot and cold deserts on Earth were performed under Mars-like conditions. The simulations were realized as a survey, to find the best samples for future research. During the tests organisms have to resist Mars-like conditions such as atmospheric composition, pressure, variable humidity (saturated and dry conditions) and partly strong UV irradiation. Organisms were tested within their original habitat inside… 
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