Halobacterium


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Halobacterium

[‚hal·ə·bak′tir·ē·əm]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Halobacteriaceae; single, rod-shaped cells which may be pleomorphic when media are deficient.
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All of the above programs have been adapted to integrate with Gaggle and were used in mapping the genetic regulatory network of Halobacterium, as well as in exploring predictive models for network response to external perturbation.
Nearly two-thirds of the 1,048 Halobacterium promoters that were analyzed are associated with more than one GTF, which suggests a likely redundancy and an increased level of organismal fitness even in the event that some GTFs are damaged.
Halobacterium appears to be a master of the complex art of DNA repair.
And they can reassemble their entire chromosome and put it back into working order within several hours," says Adrienne Kish, member of the research group studying Halobacterium at the University of Maryland.
Being a virtuoso at repairing damaged DNA makes Halobacterium one hardy little microbe: In experiments by the Maryland research group, Halobacterium has survived normally lethal doses of ultraviolet radiation (UV), extreme dryness, and even the vacuum of space.
Halobacterium NRC-1 is an extremely halphilic archaeon that contains homologs to the E.
Sampling 72 genes that appear to be internal and 29 that appear to be the first in an operon in Halobacterium sp.
Not all of the archae, especially Halobacterium and to a lesser extent Thermoplasma acidophilum and Aeropyrum pernix, have a clearly defined SD region.
Figure 5 shows that Halobacterium has higher C and lower T in the third position and both higher A and T in the second position.
2:30 TRANSCRIPTION-COUPLED REPAIR OF ULTRAVIOLET LIGHTINDUCED DNA DAMAGE IN THE HALOPHILIC ARCHAEON HALOBACTERIUM SP.