Resistance of Feather-Associated Bacteria to Intermediate Levels of Ionizing Radiation near Chernobyl

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Mario Xavier Ruiz-González; Gábor Árpád Czirják; Pierre Genevaux; Anders Pape Møller; Timothy Alexander Mousseau; Philipp Heeb;

Ionizing radiation has been shown to produce negative effects on organisms, although little is known about its ecological and evolutionary effects. As a study model, we isolated bacteria associated with feathers from barn swallows Hirundo rustica from three study areas ... View more
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