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Synonyms for halophile

archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival

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Materials required: for each group of 2-4 students, one envelope with labeled pictures (readily downloaded from the Internet) of the following organisms: cyanobacteria, Gram-positive bacteria, methanogen, halophile, thermophile, ciliate, flagellate, conifer, angiosperm, mushroom, mold, mammal, and arthropod.
Bacterial counts as high as 107 were observed for aerobic mesophiles and halophiles.
Among bacteria, the Halophiles in comparison to the extensive uses of extremozymes from thermophiles and alkaliphiles, very few Halophilic enzymes have thus far found applications in industries and biotechnology [5, 7].
Halophiles are group of extremophiles that can not only grow in saline conditions but requires salinity for their growth.
Salt marsh halophiles contained unique ribosomal sequences, and a variety of extreme species possessed unusual lipids with ether as opposed to ester bonds linked into branched rather than straight chains.