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Sunlight and Frozen Bacteria

Naturevolume 214pages3335 (1967) | Download Citation

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The lethal effects of solar radiation on frozen Escherichia coli are increased at low temperatures. At the same time there is an increased number of mutations, which may be concerned in speciation.

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  1. Medical Research Council, Radiobiological Research Unit, Harwell, Didcot, Berkshire

    • M. J. ASHWOOD-SMITH
    • , JOHANNE COPELAND
    •  & J. WILCOCKSON

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