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Synonyms for halophile

archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival

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It is important to speculate that these halophilic bacteria with ability to form biofilm and precipitate CaCO3 in media thus playing a significant role in CO2 sequestration efficiently (Silva-Castro et al.
Two hundreds and eighteen halophilic strains were isolated from enrichment cultures which 31.
Plasma membrane lipid composition of the halophilic cyanobacterium Aphanothece halophylica.
Halophilic and halotolerant microorganisms: an overview historical perspective, FEMS Microbiol.
The main aim of the project is to improve the conservation status of habitats in the Ponidzie region, especially those priority habitats listed in Annex I of the Habitats Directive: xerotherm turfs, thermophilic inland sand turfs, thermophilic oakwoods, and inland halophilic salty meadows, pastures and reed.
Degradation of histamine by extremely halophilic archaea isolated from high salt-fermented fishery products.
Thus, much research interest has been generated in the production of xylanase under halophilic conditions [12].
All the isolates grew efficiently on NaCl free medium which also indicated that isolates were halotolerant in nature not halophilic (salt loving).
ABOVE: red marshland formed by halophilic ('salt-loving') microorganisms in Searles Lake in the Mojave Desert, California, USA.
Cris Benton uses aerial kite photography to capture the vibrant colors of the South San Francisco Bay salt evaporation ponds created by halophilic microorganisms that adapt to the various salinities of the ponds.
Halophilic plants growing in environments, in which the NaCl concentration fluctuates widely, increase synthesis of glycine betaine in response to salt stress, correlating with salt resistance (Rains & Valentine, 1979; Storey & Wyn Jones, 1975).
Ectoine from halophilic microorganisms induces the expression of hsp70 and hsp7OB' in human keratinocytes modulating the proinflammatory response.
Further chapters look at how to isolate, extract, and use halophilic microorganisms; the biotechnological applications of cold-adapted bacteria; ecology and biochemistry of thermophiles; applications in food production, biofuels, textile substrates, industrial recovery of metals, polymer production, and radiation resistance.