Extremophiles, 35

  • Fred Rainey, College of Basic Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, U.S.A.
    • Aharon Oren, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, The Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


    General microbiologists, industrial microbiologists, biotechnologists, molecular biologists, microbial ecologists, envirnomental and marine microbiologists


Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-521537-4

Table of Contents

THERMOPHILESIn-situ activity studies in thermal environmentsThe isolation of thermophiles from deep-sea hydrothermal environmentsGrowth of hyperthermophilic microorganisms for physiological and nutritional studies Toward the large scale cultivation of hyperthermophiles at high temperature and high-pressureThe chemotaxonomic analysis of lipids from extremophilic bacteriaMembranes of thermophiles and other extremophilesCharacterization and quantification of compatible solutes in (hyper)thermophilic microorganismsFunctional genomics of the thermo-acidophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricusHeat shock proteins in hyperthermophilesDeep-sea Thermococcales and their genetic elements: plasmids and virusesGenetic systems for Thermus Gene transfer systems for obligately anaerobic thermophilic bacteriaHyperthermophilic virus-host systems: detection and isolation Preservation of thermophilic microorganismsPSYCHROPHILESHandling psychrophilic microorganisms Proteins from psychrophilesALKALIPHILESCultivation of aerobic alkaliphiles Isolation, cultivation, and characterization of alkalithermophilesACIDOPHILESThe isolation and study of acidophilic microorganismsHALOPHILESCharacterization of natural communities of halophilic microorganismsCultivation of haloarchaeaHalophile extraction from ancient crystalsThe assessment of the viability of halophilic microorganisms in natural communitiesCharacterization of lipids of halophilic ArchaeaCharacterization of organic compatible solutes of halotolerant and halophilic organismsGenetic systems for halophilic archaea The isolation ?of viruses of halophilic microorganismsDetection, quantification and purification of halocins: peptide antibiotics from haloarchaeal extremophilesThe storage of halophilic bacteriaBAROPHILES Handling piezophilic microorganisms RADIATION-RESISTANT MICROORGANISMSMeasuring survival in microbial populations following exposure to ionizing radiationSTRICT ANAEROBESStrictly anaerobic microorganismsAPPLICATIONS OF EXTREMOPHILESIndustrial screening of extemophiles for valuable biomolecules