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Pseudomonad organisms capable of degrading resin acids: Are they found in Antarctica? Soil samples from Mt Erebus
Entry ID: K023_1996_1997_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Pseudomonads are gram negative bacteria which are unique in their ability to degrade aromatic compounds such as xylene, napthalene and camphor and have recently been shown to degrade toxic resin acids derived from plant material. This study tried to isolate Antarctic pseudomonads which can degrade resin acids and characterise the bacteria and the enzymes involved in resin acid degradation. Soil ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.4   S: -77.6   E: 167.2   W: 167.1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-11
Stop Date: 1997-01-22
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 7 838 4213
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: r.daniel at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
City: Hamilton
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-09-23

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