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Volume 2016, Article ID 5713939, 9 pages
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Research Article

Facilitation as Attenuating of Environmental Stress among Structured Microbial Populations

1Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, Department of Biology, Sciences Center, Federal University of Ceará, Pici Campus, Block 909, 60455-760 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
2Sea Sciences Institute, Federal University of Ceará, 60165-081 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil
3Graduate Program of Ecology and Natural Resources, Department of Biology, Sciences Center, Federal University of Ceará, 60455-760 Fortaleza, CE, Brazil

Received 2 October 2015; Revised 15 December 2015; Accepted 31 December 2015

Academic Editor: Béla Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2016 Suzana Cláudia Silveira Martins 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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