Deinococcus apachensis

Deinococcus apachensis is a species of bacteria in the phylum Deinococcus-Thermus. Strains of this species were isolated from soil samples from Arizona after exposure to more than 15 kGy of radiation.[1]

Deinococcus apachensis
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apachensis
Binomial name
Deinococcus apachensis
Rainey and da Costa 2005

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rainey, F. A.; Ray, K.; Ferreira, M.; Gatz, B. Z.; Nobre, M. F.; Bagaley, D.; Rash, B. A.; Park, M.-J.; Earl, A. M.; Shank, N. C.; Small, A. M.; Henk, M. C.; Battista, J. R.; Kampfer, P.; da Costa, M. S. (8 September 2005). "Extensive Diversity of Ionizing-Radiation-Resistant Bacteria Recovered from Sonoran Desert Soil and Description of Nine New Species of the Genus Deinococcus Obtained from a Single Soil Sample". Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71 (9): 5225–5235. doi:10.1128/AEM.71.9.5225-5235.2005. PMC 1214641. PMID 16151108.

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