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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 845756, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/845756
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Role of Mn2+ and Compatible Solutes in the Radiation Resistance of Thermophilic Bacteria and Archaea

Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Received 25 July 2012; Revised 18 September 2012; Accepted 13 October 2012

Academic Editor: Yoshizumi Ishino

Copyright © 2012 Kimberly M. Webb and Jocelyne DiRuggiero. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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