Study Detail

TitleMetagenomic/Metatranscriptomic analysis of the Lake Vostok accretion ice
Study TypeMetagenomics
Abstract Lake Vostok, the 7th largest (by volume) and 4th deepest lake on Earth, is covered by more than 3,700 m of ice, making it the largest subglacial lake known. The combination of cold, heat (from possible hydrothermal activity), pressure (from the overriding glacier), limited nutrients and complete dar .. [more]
Center NameBioProject