Symposia description

Biology and biological materials under extreme conditions

Fumihisa Ono (Okayama University of Science) fumihisa@das.ous.ac.jp

This symposium will address recently developing themes in the interdisciplinary area among physical-, chemical-, geological studies of biology and biological materials under extreme conditions mainly focusing the effect of pressure. Living animals and plants under extreme conditions of pressure, the survival mechanisms of microorganisms at extremes and biological materials under high pressures are the main theme that this session will address.

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Talks:

Shinsuke Matsuda, Yoshihisa Mori, Rachael Hazael, Filip Meersman, Paul F. McMillan, Simon Galas, Naurang L. Saini, Fumihisa Ono
High-pressure tolerance of Artemia eggs observed by using water as a pressure medium

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