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hyperthermophile

[‚hī·pər′thər·mə‚fīl]
(microbiology)
An extremophile that thrives in high-temperature (above 60°C or 140°F) environments.
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a Novel Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Capable of Oxidizing Organic Acids and Arowing Autotrophically on Hydrogen with Fe(III) Serving as the Sole Electron Acceptor.
Purification and characterization of an extremely thermostable cyclomaltodextrin glucanotransferase from a newly isolated hyperthermophilic Archeon, a Thermococcus sp.
Haring and collaborators (2008) have described a new virus from a hyperthermophilic archeon growing in acidic hot springs that produces two long filamentous tails once they are outside and independent of their host cell.
Two-dimensional IR correlation spectroscopy of mutants of the beta-glycosidase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus solfatari-cus identifies the mechanism of quaternary structure stabilization and unravels the sequence of thermal unfolding events.
The first lines of divergence in the Bacteria domain were the hyperthermophilic organisms, the Thermotogales and the Aquificales, and not the mesophilic Planctomycetales.
Thus, the most favored candidates for investigating the origins and earliest evolution of life are the extremophiles, and in particular the hyperthermophilic organisms (Hugler et al.
Oxygen became from the vantage point of hyperthermophilic Archaea, microorganisms that grow at temperatures of 90[degrees]C and above and considered to be the most ancient of all extant life forms, the first great atmospheric "pollutant.
Evidence for genetic drift in the diversification of a geographically isolated population of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus.
A novel hyperthermophilic archaeal glyoxylate reductase from Thermococcus litoralis.
Bandlish RK, Michael-Hess J, Epting KL, Vieille C, Kelly RM (2002) Glucose to fructose conversion at high temperature with xi-lose (glucose) isomerases from Streptomyces Murinus and two hyperthermophilic Thermotoga species.