radiation tolerant bacteria

Spanna mark at trishul.sci.gu.edu.au
Wed Mar 10 10:03:38 EST 1999


You should try to find out more about the bacterial species Deinococcus
radiodurans.  It's a gram positive bacteria that can withstand high doses
of radiation.  I think it also has an outer membrane which makes it fairly
unqiue amongst the gram positives.


Louis Bradbury wrote:

> Hello all,
> I was wondering if anyone knew of any good web sites which contain
> information about bacteria that are resistant to high doses of
> radiation,
> it is my understanding that such bacteria has recently been isolated
> from
> near by chernobyl, I am also looking for any scientific papers on this
> topic (published or unpublished).
> Thank you for your time.
> Lou.


mark at deletethis.trishul.sci.gu.edu.au
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