Leopoldo G Sancho

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad Complutense
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lichens survive in space: results from the 2005 LICHENS experiment
    Leopoldo G Sancho
    Departamento de Biologia Vegetal II, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Astrobiology 7:443-54. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the physiological state of continental Antarctic endolithic microorganisms by microscopy
    Asunción de Los Ríos
    Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Serrano 115 bis, Madrid, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 50:143-52. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural and genetic characteristics of endolithic cyanobacterial biofilms colonizing Antarctic granite rocks
    Asunción de Los Ríos
    Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales CSIC, Serrano, Madrid, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:386-95. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Are lichens active under snow in continental Antarctica?
    Stefan Pannewitz
    Botanisches Institut, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Oecologia 135:30-8. 2003

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Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Lichens survive in space: results from the 2005 LICHENS experiment
    Leopoldo G Sancho
    Departamento de Biologia Vegetal II, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Astrobiology 7:443-54. 2007
    ..Moreover, after extreme dehydration induced by high vacuum, the lichens proved to be able to recover, in full, their metabolic activity within 24 hours...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring the physiological state of continental Antarctic endolithic microorganisms by microscopy
    Asunción de Los Ríos
    Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Serrano 115 bis, Madrid, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 50:143-52. 2004
    ..Living, moribund, dormant and dead microorganisms shared this microhabitat. The ecological impacts of the observed physiological dynamics are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural and genetic characteristics of endolithic cyanobacterial biofilms colonizing Antarctic granite rocks
    Asunción de Los Ríos
    Centro de Ciencias Medioambientales CSIC, Serrano, Madrid, Spain
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 59:386-95. 2007
    ..This study reveals the presence of at least two different types of endolithic biofilm, dominated each by a single type of cyanobacterium, able to withstand the harsh conditions of the Antarctic climate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are lichens active under snow in continental Antarctica?
    Stefan Pannewitz
    Botanisches Institut, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Olshausenstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Oecologia 135:30-8. 2003
    ..The snow did not provide a protected environment, as reported for alpine habitats, but appeared to limit lichen activity. This provides at least one explanation for the observed negative effect of extended snow cover on lichen growth...