alkaliphile


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alkaliphile

[′al·kə·lə‚fīl]
(physiology)
An organism that prefers or is able to withstand an alkaline environment (pH value above 9).
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Among bacteria, the Halophiles in comparison to the extensive uses of extremozymes from thermophiles and alkaliphiles, very few Halophilic enzymes have thus far found applications in industries and biotechnology [5, 7].