acidophile


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an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

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Oxidative dissolution of arsenopyrite by mesophilic y moderately thermophilic acidophiles.
Sulphide bioxidation using native Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and thiooxidans, related acidophile strains from "El Zancudo" gold mine (Titiribi, Colombia)
The growth pattern of the mesophilic acidophile in both dredged spoil samples is similar, though the bacteria population in spoil 1 was generally higher.
Its characteristic profile consists of a litter horizon (F) some 1 in (3 cm) thick, above the organic horizon (O) of similar thickness, where already the acidophile fungi can be seen attacking the organic matter.
Summary: Aluminum was bioextracted from black shale using Aspergillus niger and Penicillium notatum as acidophiles.
1994 [1993]--Essai synsystematique sur les pelouses seches acidophiles (Nardetea strictae, Caricetea curvulae)--Coll.