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Further Reading


  • DasSarma, P. 2007. Making microbiology manageable: the new model microbe, Halobacterium sp. NRC-1. Carolina Tips. September 2007.


  • DasSarma, S and P. DasSarma. 2007. Extreme microbes. American Scientist. 95:224-231.


  • DasSarma, S. 2006. Extreme halophiles are models for astrobiology. Microbe. 1:120-126.


  • DasSarma, S. and P. Arora. 2002. Halophiles, Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. 8:458 - 466. London: Nature Publishing Group.


  • DasSarma, S. et al. 2000. Genome sequence of Halobacterium species NRC-1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97: 12176-12181.


  • DasSarma S, Fleischmann EM, Robb FT, Place AR, Sowers KR and Schreier HJ (eds) (1995) Archaea, A Laboratory Manual Halophiles. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.


  • Javor B (1989) Hypersaline Environments, Microbiology and Biogeochemistry. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.


  • Gunde-Cimerman, N., Oren, A. and Plemenitas, A. (eds) (2005) Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer (in press).


  • Gwynn, J. W. 2002. Great Salt Lake: An Overview of Change. Utah Department of Natural Resources, Utah.


  • McCready, S., I. Boubriak, J.A. Muller, B.R. Berquist, and S. DasSarma. 2005. UV irradiation induces homologous recombination genes in the model Archaeon, Halobacterium sp. NRC-1. Saline Systems 1:3


  • Vreeland RH and Hochstein LI (eds) (1993) The Biology of Halophilic Bacteria. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Inc.


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