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Fig. 1 | Microbiome

Fig. 1

From: Daylight exposure modulates bacterial communities associated with household dust

Fig. 1

Schematic of experimental system and light treatments. a Diagram of a microcosm showing the floor plate, the box comprising the walls and roof, and the window opening and glazing. The floor of the box shows a simulation of the total visible light exposure during the study period in a real-world space of the same proportions. The color scale indicates the percentage of total time (during daylight hours) each point receives at least 300 lx—an illumination target level common for office-type spaces. For representation purposes only, these values were calculated using RADIANCE daylight simulation software [81]. These values are within the range of typical values found in daylit buildings. Thick outlines and circles on the grid mark the locations of the six replicate dust communities within each microcosm. b Transmittance (%) of different light wavelengths through the visible (gold) and ultraviolet (blue) light treatment glass pane across the range of UV and visible light wavelengths. Both glass treatments permitted the transmittance of some near-infrared (dark red bands) and infrared (black bands) light wavelengths

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