Microbes Supporting Life Off-Planet
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Space microbiology pays attention toward possible microbial interactions in outer space or in distant shell of earth. Environmental conditions of outermost shell and space craft and their effect on microbiome need to be explored for basic understanding and for possible applied aspects. Various exposure facilities are developed for such studies. This chapter provides an overview about main aspects of space microbiologist, locations for research, their environment conditions, sample processing tools, and future aspects of space microbiology.
KeywordsSpace International Space Station Next-generation sequencing Sequencing tools PCR
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