acidophile


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an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment

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Sulphide bioxidation using native Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and thiooxidans, related acidophile strains from "El Zancudo" gold mine (Titiribi, Colombia)
nov., a novel extremely thermophilic acidophile of the order Sulfolobales," International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, vol.
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.
Although other works have mentioned the presence of granules (acidophiles) within parasitophorous vacuoles of several sizes in acidophilic RLO, they do not describe the sizes of the inclusions inside the parasitophorous vacuoles of infected cells (Meyers 1981, Wu & Pan 1999, Zhu et al.
Summary: Aluminum was bioextracted from black shale using Aspergillus niger and Penicillium notatum as acidophiles. Wet chemical and electron dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX) showed the presence of iron, silicon, aluminum, titanium, copper, sulphur, phosphorus, chlorine, potassium, sodium, calcium, carbon and oxygen in the original shale.
Over the last years, extremophiles with its different categories, thermophiles (high temperature), acidophiles (low pH), alkaliphiles (high pH), halophiles (high salinity), and psychrophiles (low temperature) [7], have fascinated researchers in many fields, due to their ability to withstand and function under extreme conditions.