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Temperature effects and fatty acid patterns in Geomyces species isolated from Antarctic soil


Geomyces and Chrysosporium species isolated from Antarctica were compared with a strain isolated from Italian soil. The Italian and Antarctic strains had different growth rates and membrane fatty acids at different temperatures.

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Finotti, E., Moretto, D., Marsella, R. et al. Temperature effects and fatty acid patterns in Geomyces species isolated from Antarctic soil. Polar Biol 13, 127–130 (1993).

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Key words

  • Fatty acid
  • Temperature
  • Fungi
  • Geomyces
  • Antarctic