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    • Filippidou, Sevasti; Wunderlin, Tina; Junier, Thomas; Jeanneret, Nicole; Dorador, Cristina; Molina, Verónica; Johnson, David; Junier, Pilar (Frontiers Media, 2016)
      Environmental conditions unsuitable for microbial growth are the rule rather than the exception in most habitats. In response to this, microorganisms have developed various strategies to withstand environmental conditions ...
    • Pérez, Vilma; Cortés, Johanna; Marchant, Francisca; Dorador, Cristina; Molina, Verónica; Cornejo-D'Ottone, Marcela; Hernández, Klaudia; Jeffrey, Wade; Barahona, Sergio; Hengst, Martha (MDPI, 2020)
      Hydrothermal systems are ideal to understand how microbial communities cope with challenging conditions. Lirima, our study site, is a polyextreme, high-altitude, hydrothermal ecosystem located in the Chilean Andean highlands. ...
    • Contador, Carolina A.; Veas Castillo, Luis; Tapia, Emilio; Antipán, Marcela; Miranda, Noemí; Ruiz Tagle, Benjamín; García Araya, Jonathan; Andrews, Barbara; Marín, Mauricio; Dorador, Cristina; Asenjo de Leuze, Juan (Springer, 2020)
      The Atacama Desert is one of the oldest and driest places on Earth. In the last decade, microbial richness and diversity has been acknowledged as an important biological resource of this region. Owing to the value of the ...
    • Aguilar, Pablo; Dorador, Cristina; Vila Pinto, Irma; Sommaruga, Ruben (Frontiers Media S.A., 2019)
      Copyright © 2019 Aguilar, Dorador, Vila and Sommaruga.Species of the genus Nostoc (Cyanobacteria) can form large colonies of up to several centimeters in diameter that may represent a unique habitat for bacteria in ...
    • Aguilar, Pablo; Dorador, Cristina; Vila Pinto, Irma; Sommaruga, Ruben (Oxford University Press, 2018)
      High-elevation lakes in the tropics are subject to extreme environmental fluctuations and microbes may harbor a unique genomic repertoire, but their composition and diversity are largely unknown. Here, we compared the ...
    • Aguilar, Pablo; Dorador, Cristina; Vila Pinto, Irma; Sommaruga, Ruben (Oxford University Press, 2018)
      © FEMS 2018. High-elevation lakes in the tropics are subject to extreme environmental fluctuations and microbes may harbor a unique genomic repertoire, but their composition and diversity are largely unknown. Here, we ...
    • Tapia, Joseline S.; Valdes, Jorge; Orrego, Rodrigo; Tchernitchin, Andrei; Dorador, Cristina; Bolados, Aliro; Harrod, Chris (Peerj INC, 2018)
      Chile is the leading producer of copper worldwide and its richest mineral deposits are found in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. Mining activities have significantly increased income and employment in the region; ...
    • Bull, Alan; Andrews, Barbara; Dorador, Cristina; Goodfellow, Michael (Springer Netherlands, 2018)
      This brief introduction is intended to orientate the reader with respect to the principal environmental and historical features of the Atacama Desert, the oldest and continuously driest non-polar temperate desert on Earth. ...
    • Aguilar, Pablo; Scota, Eduardo; Dorador, Cristina; Sommaruga, Rubén (Frontiers Media, 2016)
      The high Andean plateau or Altiplano contains different waterbodies that are subjected to extreme fluctuations in abiotic conditions on a daily and an annual scale. The bacterial diversity and community composition of those ...
    • Scott, Sergio; Dorador, Cristina; Oyanedel, Juan Pablo; Tobar, Ignacio; Hengst, Martha; Maya, Giannina; Harrod, Chris; Vila Pinto, Irma (Universidad de Concepcion, 2015)
      © 2015, Universidad de Concepcion. All rights reserved. This study examines the limnology and ecology of two high altitude wetlands, Lirima (19°51’24 S; 68°55’02 W; 4000 m asl) and Caya (20°37’21 S; 68°58’28 W; 3700 m asl), ...
    • Ahumada, Patricio; Astorga, Guadalupe; Bull-Hereñu, Kester; Cabrera Paucar, Ricardo; Caputo, Luciano; Carmona, Carlos; Cecchi, M. Claudia; Cortés, Nelson; Cortez, Soledad; Dorador, Cristina; Fredes, Felipe; Guerrero Bosagna, Carlos; Henny, Pablo; Libedinsky, Camilo; Marcelo, (Sociedad de Biologia de Chile, 2005)
    • Dorador, Cristina; Vila Pinto, Irma; Remonsellez, Francisco; Imhoff, Johannes F.; Witzel, Karl Paul (2010)
      Analyses of clone libraries from water and sediments of different sites from Salar de Huasco, a high-altitude athalassohaline wetland in the Chilean Altiplano, revealed the presence of five unique clusters of uncultured ...
    • Eissler, Yoanna; Dorador, Cristina; Kieft, Brandon; Molina, Verónica; Hengst, Martha (MDPI, 2020)
      Salar de Huasco is a wetland in the Andes mountains, located 3800 m above sea level at the Chilean Altiplano. Here we present a study aimed at characterizing the viral fraction and the microbial communities through ...