No 4-5 (2006): Ukrainian Antarctic Journal
Articles

Copper-resistant microorganisms isolated from Antarctic island Galindez

N. A. Matveeva
Institute of microbiology and virology of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
G. O. Tashyreva
Institute of microbiology and virology of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
O. B. Tashyrev
Institute of microbiology and virology of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
Published December 15, 2006
Keywords
  • resistance to high concentrations of copper,
  • Antarctic microorganisms

Abstract

The copper-resistant microorganisms were isolated from soils of Antarctic island Galindes. It was shown that these microorganisms can grow on the medium with concentration of Cu2+ ions 1000–3000 ppm.