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progress in the use of rapid molecular techniques to detect life forms in soil: implications for interplanetary astrobiology missionsTo demonstrate the feasibility of two promising technologies, we have applied Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) as well as probes that target the 16S rRNA molecule to search for life in terrestrial soil samples, known to contain numerous life forms. Additional information is contained in the original extended abstract.
Document ID
Document Type
Conference Paper
Warmflash, D.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Larios-Sanz, M.
(Houston Univ. TX United States)
Fox, G. E.
(Houston Univ. TX United States)
McKay, D. S.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX United States)
Date Acquired
August 20, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 2002
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIII
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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