halophile


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halophile

[′hal·ə‚fīl]
(biology)
An organism that requires high salt concentrations for growth and maintenance.
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In a purification and gene sequencing study of urease from halobacteria, only four extreme halophile strains out of 71 were found to be urease producer, mostly belong to genus Haloarcula [31].
The halophile, or salt-loving, environment has typically been considered one that life adapted into, not started in," Blaber said.
Halophiles Single-celled organisms without a nucleus that live, grow, and reproduce in environments with high salt concentrations and that lack peptidoglycans in their cell walls.
another halophile isolated from the same salt springs area, and RS6GR, a variant or mutant of RS6GS that grows normally in a glucose-containing medium.
Routes under riverbeds, which are both underground and interstitial, are sites of exchanges between halophile species of coastal marine origin and freshwater species.
2002--The halophile vegetation of the sedimendary coast of Lazio (central Tyrrhenian district, Italy)--Plant Biosyst.
In exhaustive comparison with moderately halophilic bacteria, it was sound fresh water bacteria with less tolerant NaCl, were very poor to produce hydrolytic enzyme activities, in the other hands halophile and halotolerant bacteria were higher variety producers of hydrolytic enzymes.
Cloning, expression, and purification of choline dehydrogenase from the moderate halophile Halomonas elongata.
Thermophile Halophile sulphur (THS) medium containing (g/l) [K.