Diverse bacterial groups are associated with corrosive lesions at a Granite Mountain Record Vault (GMRV)

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Kan, J., P. Chellamuthu, A. Obraztsova, J.E. Moore, and K.H. Nealson. 2011. Journal of Applied Microbiology 111:329–337.

doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05055.x


This study applied culture-dependent and molecular approaches to examine the bacterial communities at corrosion sites at Granite Mountain Record Vault (GMRV) in Utah, USA, with the goal of understanding the role of microbes in these unexpected corrosion events.