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Project: Biodiversity of microbial mats in Antarctica.

project duration
01-NOV-98 – 28-FEB-01
abstract
The objectives of the MICROMAT project are to assess and improve the characterisation of the cultivated and 'yet-to-be' cultivated diversity of the bacteria, protists and fungi in the mats of Antarctica and to test this biodiversity for its novelty and potential biotechnological use.