Amplicon Sequencing of Rock-Inhabiting Microbial Communities from Joshua Tree National Park, USA

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2021 Jun 24;10(25):e0049421. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00494-21. Epub 2021 Jun 24.


Endolithic microorganisms have been reported to date in hot and cold drylands worldwide, where they represent the prevailing life forms ensuring ecosystem functionality, playing a paramount role in global biogeochemical processes. We report here an amplicon sequencing characterization of rocks collected from Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP), USA.