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Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2007      Mycobacterium parascrofulaceum in Acidic Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park
Ricardo Santos, João Fernandes, Nuno Fernandes, Fernanda Oliveira, and Manuela Cadete
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2007

Mycobacterium parascrofulaceum was found in Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, in a system composed of two acidic (pH 3.0) springs with temperatures between 56°C at the source and 40°C at the confluence of both springs. Growth and survival assays at 56°C for 60 days were performed, confirming the origin of the strain.

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