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Metabolie response of Yersinia MASE-LGl to osmotic stress and ionizing radiation

Schwendner, Petra and the MASE team and Cockell, Charles and Rettberg, Petra and Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina and Bohmeier, Maria and Rabbow, Elke and Westall, Frances and Gaboyer, Frederic and Walter, Nicolas and Cabezas, Patricia and Moissl-Eichinger, Christine and Perras, Alexandra and Gomez, Felipe and Malki, Mostafa and Amils, Ricardo and Garcia-Descalzo, Laura and Ehrenfreund, Pascale and Monaghan, Euan and Marteinsson, Viggo and Vannier, Pauline (2016) Metabolie response of Yersinia MASE-LGl to osmotic stress and ionizing radiation. 16th EANA Astrobiology Conference, 27. - 30. September 2016, Athens, Greece.

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Abstract

The MASE (Mars Analogues for space exploration) project intends to gain deeper insights into the habitability of Mars by searching for anaerobic extremophiles in Mars analogue environments on Earth like the cold sulfidic springs in Germany, the deep-subsurface salt mine in UK, the iron-rich Rio Tinto and the cold acidic lake Graenavatn in lceland. From the latter, the MASE team isolated a Yersinia sp. strain. The surface of Mars is known to host deposits of magnesium and iron sulfates, suggesting that liquid water on that planet might contain high concentrations of sulfates. Halites have also been identified. Therefore, of significance to astrobiology and understanding the habitability of Mars is to understand the microbial response to sulfate and chloride salt exposure in combination with the ubiquitous ionizing radiation in the near-surface of Mars.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/107934/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Metabolie response of Yersinia MASE-LGl to osmotic stress and ionizing radiation
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Schwendner, Petra and the MASE teamUK Center for Astrobiology, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, James Clerk Maxwell Building Peter Guthrie Tait RoadEdinburgh, EH9 3FD, UK; petra.schwendner (at) ed.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Cockell, Charles(UK)UNSPECIFIED
Rettberg, Petra(DE)https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4439-2395
Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina(DE)https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4834-7121
Bohmeier, Maria(DE)UNSPECIFIED
Rabbow, Elke(DE)UNSPECIFIED
Westall, Frances(F)UNSPECIFIED
Gaboyer, Frederic(F)UNSPECIFIED
Walter, Nicolas(F)UNSPECIFIED
Cabezas, Patricia(F)UNSPECIFIED
Moissl-Eichinger, Christine(A)UNSPECIFIED
Perras, Alexandra(A)UNSPECIFIED
Gomez, Felipe(ES)UNSPECIFIED
Malki, Mostafa(ES)UNSPECIFIED
Amils, Ricardo(ES)UNSPECIFIED
Garcia-Descalzo, Laura(ES)UNSPECIFIED
Ehrenfreund, Pascale(NL)UNSPECIFIED
Monaghan, Euan(NL)UNSPECIFIED
Marteinsson, Viggo(IS)UNSPECIFIED
Vannier, Pauline(IS)UNSPECIFIED
Date:2016
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Astrobiology, Mars, Mars Analogues, ionizing radiation, osmotic stress
Event Title:16th EANA Astrobiology Conference
Event Location:Athens, Greece
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:27. - 30. September 2016
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Research under Space Conditions
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R FR - Forschung unter Weltraumbedingungen
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Strahlenbiologie
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Radiation Biology
Deposited By: Kopp, Kerstin
Deposited On:25 Nov 2016 13:17
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:05

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