Survival of Methanogenic Archaea from Siberian Permafrost under Simulated Martian Thermal Conditions

@article{Morozova2006SurvivalOM,
  title={Survival of Methanogenic Archaea from Siberian Permafrost under Simulated Martian Thermal Conditions},
  author={Daria Morozova and Diedrich M{\"o}hlmann and Dirk Wagner},
  journal={Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={189-200}
}
Methanogenic archaea from Siberian permafrost complementary to the already well-studied methanogens from non-permafrost habitats were exposed to simulated Martian conditions. After 22 days of exposure to thermo-physical conditions at Martian low- and mid-latitudes up to 90% of methanogenic archaea from Siberian permafrost survived in pure cultures as well as in environmental samples. In contrast, only 0.3%–5.8% of reference organisms from non-permafrost habitats survived at these conditions… 
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