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Record #191078:

The Antarctic cryptoendolithic microbial ecosystem / Henry J. Sun, James A. Nienow, Christopher P. McKay.

Title: The Antarctic cryptoendolithic microbial ecosystem / Henry J. Sun, James A. Nienow, Christopher P. McKay.
Author(s): Sun, Henry J.
Nienow, James A.
McKay, Christopher P.
Date: 2010.
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
In: Life in Antarctic deserts and other cold dry environments : astrobiological analogues. (2010.),
Abstract: Describes life in near surface of rocks of McMurdo Dry Valleys, where cryptoendolithic microbial ecosystem consists of cyanobacterial or algal primary producers, fungal consumers, and bacterial decomposers that utilize sun and water within top few millimetres of sandstones. Includes description of various species present, physico-chemical environment, adaptations, turnover time and productivity rates and amino acid racemization and pseudoracemization. Discusses significance of cryptoendoliths for possibility of life on Mars, and argues that cryptoendolithic microbial ecosystem on Earth shows that life is more robust than previously realized, and that rocks may have been final habitat for life on surface of Mars.
Notes:

In: Life in Antarctic deserts and other cold dry environments : astrobiological analogues / Peter T. Doran, W. Berry Lyons, Diane M. McKnight, eds.

Keywords: 58 -- Botany.
581.526.54 -- Endolithic plant formations.
574 -- Ecology.
574.4 -- Ecology, terrestrial.
574.23 -- Habitat conditions, extreme.
579 -- Microbiology and bacteriology.
582.2 -- Cryptogams.
582.26 -- Algae.
582.28 -- Fungi.
58.03/.05 -- Plants, influence of physical environment.
523.43 -- Mars.
F -- Biological sciences.
(*7) -- Antarctic regions.
(*76) -- Ross Dependency.
(*762.4) -- Scott Coast.
SPRI record no.: 191078

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