11 July 1997 Changes in the stable isotope composition of gases and minerals as a result of microbial activity
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The effect of biological fractionation of carbon and sulfur isotopes is described now for many microbial processes. Stable isotope composition of carbon and sulfur gases and minerals, produced by microorganisms depends on isotope composition of initial substrates, part of substrate consumed by microorganisms and rate of microbial metabolism.
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Michael V. Ivanov, Michael V. Ivanov, Alla Yu. Lein, Alla Yu. Lein, } "Changes in the stable isotope composition of gases and minerals as a result of microbial activity", Proc. SPIE 3111, Instruments, Methods, and Missions for the Investigation of Extraterrestrial Microorganisms, (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278794; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.278794
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