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International Journal of Microbiology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 579593, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/579593
Research Article

Electron Beam Irradiation Dose Dependently Damages the Bacillus Spore Coat and Spore Membrane

1Department of Biological Sciences, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
2College of Technology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA
3College of Public Health, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, USA

Received 12 August 2011; Revised 13 October 2011; Accepted 14 October 2011

Academic Editor: David C. Straus

Copyright © 2012 S. E. Fiester et al. 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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