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Thermophiles

biology and technology at high temperatures

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thermophilic microorganisms,
  • Bacterial Physiology,
  • Adaptation, Physiological,
  • Archaea -- genetics,
  • Archaea -- physiology,
  • Bacteria -- genetics,
  • Genetics, Microbial,
  • Heat

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Frank Robb ... [et al.].
    ContributionsRobb, F. T.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR84.8 .T445 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 353 p. :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18277182M
    ISBN 100849392144
    ISBN 109780849392146
    LC Control Number2007029416


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Enjoyed this book, well laid out,first four chapters cover the history leading up to the battle, the following three cover the battle and the last three discuss the legends and its place in history, followed by appendixes and glossary plus large number of colour and B/W plates, great bookCited by: Thermophiles: General, Molecular, and Applied Microbiology (Wiley series in ecological and applied microbiology) by Thomas D.

Brock | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Thermophiles can be further described as extreme thermophiles (T opt >65°C) or hyperthermophiles (T opt >80°C) and most of the latter are archae-bacteria.

Since most of the currently known thermophiles have only been in culture for 20 years or less, the pace of development of genetic methods to study them has lagged behind that of mesophilic. Thermophiles. An emerging theme with studies of microbial diversity at deep-sea hydrothermal vents is that the thermophiles that have been obtained in cultures are only a very minor component of the diversity of thermophiles at deep-sea vents.

Many of the enrichment cultures have focused on microbes that grow best above 80°C (hyperthermophiles). Preview this book» What people are Archaea: a laboratory manual. Thermophiles Frank T. Robb, K.

Sowers, A. Place, H J Schreier No preview available - /5(1). of them are discussed in other chapters of this book. Thermophiles as seen through a microscope. Images courtesy of the Thermal Biology Institute of Montana State University. Hot spring in Upper Geyser Basin graphics removed for faster loading graphic removed for faster loadingFile Thermophiles book KB.

Extreme thermophiles as bacteria include the anaerobic Firmicutes, the cellulolytic Caldicellulosiruptor saccharo- lyticus (Rainey et al. ), the ethanol-producing Ther.

ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about: 1. Meaning of Thermophiles 2. Environments Suitable for Growth of Thermophiles 3. Molecular Adaptations 4.

Biotechnological Applications. Meaning of Thermophiles: The thermophiles are the microorganisms that grow at high temperature of 55°C or more (min. 45°C, optimum between °C, maximum 80°C). Some micro-organisms grow even at.

Other articles where Thermophile is discussed: bacteria: Evolution of bacteria: eubacterial branch consists solely of thermophiles. Both Bacteria and Archaea contain members that are able to grow at very high temperatures, as well as other species that are able to grow at low temperatures.

Another prominent difference is that bacteria have widely adapted to aerobic conditions, whereas many. Thermophiles and hyperthermophiles exhibit great biotechnological potential, as they can be utilized in processes which require higher temperatures.

This book comprehensively deals with all the aspects of thermophiles, starting from the source of these organisms to their latest applications. Thermophilic Bacteria is a comprehensive volume that describes all major bacterial groups that can grow above °C (excluding the Archaea).

Over 60 different species of aerobic and anaerobic thermophilic bacteria are covered. Isolation, growth methods, characterization and identification, ecology, metabolism, and enzymology of thermophilic bacteria are examined in detail, and an extensive 3/5(1).

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Thermophiles survive on gases, minerals, and metals that can be found in these extreme environments. Scientists have found a thermophile, Methanopyrus kandleri, that can survive in temperatures. Thermophiles.

DOI link for Thermophiles. Thermophiles book. Biology and Technology at High Temperatures. Edited By Frank Robb, Garabed Antranikian, Dennis Grogan, Arnold Driessen. Edition 1st Edition.

First Published eBook Published 13 December Pub. location Boca by: 8. The book is aimed at bringing together scattered up-to-date information on various aspects of thermophiles such as the diversity of thermophiles and viruses of thermophiles, their potential roles in pollution control and bioremediation, and composting.

Conversion of glycerol to lactate. Bioprospecting efforts for exploring novel biocatalytic molecules with unique properties have inspired the design and construction of a wider variety of artificial metabolic pathways (Bond-Watts et al.

).Employment of enzymes derived from thermophiles and hyperthermophiles enables the simple preparation of catalytic modules with excellent selectivity and Cited by: The book reviews the ecology, enzymology and genetics of thermophiles and includes topics on the diversity and ecological roles of thermophiles, biochemical properties of thermostable biocatalysts and their applications, polyamines and the impact of viruses on thermophiles, DNA replication and metabolic engineering of thermophiles, and much more.

Thermophiles. DOI link for Thermophiles. Thermophiles book. Biology and Technology at High Temperatures. Edited By Frank Robb, Garabed Antranikian, Dennis Grogan, Arnold Driessen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 December Pub.

location Boca by: 2. Thermophilic Bacteria in Yellowstone National Park Cyanobacteria Calothrix. pH: 6–9 Temperature: 30–45°C (86–°F) Color: Dark brown mats Metabolism: Photosynthesis by day; fermentation by night.

Location: Mammoth Hot Springs, as well as Upper, Midway, and Lower geyser basins Cyanobacteria Phormidium. pH: 6–8 Temperature: 35–57°C (95–°F) Color: Orange mats. Thermophile means ‘heat-loving,’ so of course these bacteria like it hot, living at temperatures between and °F. While it’s not possible for a casual visitor to the park to see the actual bacteria, signs of them are along most of the park’s geyser walkways—they are the colorful scum in.

Thermophilic communities are as diverse as the communities that humans live in. Community formations, colors, and locations vary depending on the types of microbes, the pH, and the temperature of their environments.

Here, we discuss the microbe communities most easily seen in Yellowstone. (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Thermophiles and Thermozymes that was published in Microorganisms) Download PDF Add this book to My Library.

Thermophiles and thermophilic enzymes. This book chapter describes thermophile biology and ecology. It also points out that thermophiles are very diverse phylogenetically.

Microbial world: Thermophilic microorganisms. This website focuses on thermophiles in Yellowstone park. The most distinctive feature of this site is the gallery Cited by: 3.

Extremophiles in biotechnology is the application of organisms that thrive in extreme environments to biotechnology. Extremophiles are organisms that thrive in the most volatile environments on the planet and it is due to their talents that they haven begun playing a large role in biotechnology.

These organisms live everywhere from environments of high acidity or salinity to areas with. Membrane Adaptations of (Hyper)Thermophiles to High Temperatures, p In Gerday C, Glansdorff N (ed), Physiology and Biochemistry of Extremophiles.

ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: /ch8Cited by: 5. Many thermophiles are archaea. Thermophilic eubacteria are suggested to have been among the earliest bacteria.

hyperthermophile: An organism that thrives in extremely hot environments— from 60 degrees C ( degrees F) upwards. An optimal temperature for the. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Thermophilic Bacteria (J.K. Kristjansson and K.O. Thermophiles likes 1 talking about this.

The Thermophiles conference will provide an excellent platform for students and scientists to showcase world-class research, against the Followers: Learn thermophiles with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from 28 different sets of thermophiles flashcards on Quizlet. A nice theory states that early organisms were thermophilic. As all theories it is not proven but found reasonable due to the fact that thermophiles are most abundant within the kingdom of Archaea.

Archaea are the most archaic kingdom of organisms. Until recently, due to their extreme environment, the study of thermophiles was limited.

However with the advent of new tools, particularly genetic analysis, remarkable strides have been made. Thermophiles: Biology and Technology at High Temperatures presents a cogent summary of the progress made in studying these extremophiles.

Thermophiles are found in various geothermally heated regions of the Earth, such as hot springs like those in Yellowstone National Park. and deep sea hydrothermal vents, as well as decaying plant matter, such as peat bogs and a prerequisite for their survival, thermophiles contain enzymes that can function at high temperatures.

Scientists in the biotechnology field are among many groups of researchers taking an interest in thermophiles. Astrobiologists, including researchers from NASA, suggest that hot springs all over the world provide some of the best "doorways into early Earth." Many scientists believe that life might have begun roughly 3 billion years ago in high temperature environments and that the first.

The Extremophiles Handbook brings together the rapidly growing and often scattered information on microbial life in the whole range of extreme environments.

This book will be a useful reference for finding clues to the origin of life and for exploring the biotechnology potential of these fascinating organisms.

Extremophile, an organism that is tolerant to environmental extremes and that has evolved to grow optimally under one or more of these extreme conditions, hence the suffix phile, meaning “one who loves.” Extremophilic organisms are primarily prokaryotic (archaea and bacteria), with few eukaryotic.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Wiley Series in Ecological and Applied Microbiology: Thermophiles: General, Molecular, and Applied Microbiology (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Yellowstone Thermophile Collections Octopus Spring: Octopus Spring is a partially alkaline, low-carbonate, low-sulfur hot spring located in the Lower Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.

It is home to a variety of thermophiles, as well as a colorful array of microbial mat communities. Learn Extreme thermophiles with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 9 different sets of Extreme thermophiles flashcards on Quizlet. thermophilic Describing an organism that lives and grows optimally at extremely high temperatures, typically over 40°C.

The majority are prokaryotes, such as the archaebacteria found in hot springs and in undersea hydrothermal vents (thermoacidophils); some of these (called hyperthermophiles) thrive at temperatures above 80°C and can survive at temperatures above the boiling point of water. from book Gene Expression Systems in Fungi: Advancements and Applications (pp) Applications and Benefits of Thermophilic Microorganisms .thermophile[′thərmə‚fzīl] (biology) An organism that thrives at high temperatures.

Thermophile an organism that lives at temperatures above 45°C, a situation that is lethal to most living things. Thermophiles include certain fish, invertebrates (worms, insects, and mollusks), microorganisms (protozoans, bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, and.A thermophile is an organism – a type of extremophile – that thrives at relatively high temperatures.

That means between about 40 and °C ( and °F). Many thermophiles are philic eubacteria may have been among the earliest bacteria. Thermophiles are found in various geothermally heated parts of the Earth's surface. Examples are hot springs like those in.