acidophile


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an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

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Sissingh (1970) goes so far as to call it a Dryopterido-Pseudotsugetum with, among others, acidophile mosses and various ferns, including G.
Nevertheless there are bacterial strains which can thrive outside this limit which belongs to the group of acidophiles (grows in lower pH) or alkaliphiles (grows in higher pH).
Acidophiles avoid the issue of transporting Fe(II) into their cells by having the Fe(II)-oxidizing enzymes on their outer surface.