psychrophile

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psychrophile

[′sī·krə‚fīl]
(biology)
An organism that thrives at low temperatures.
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These bacteria are psychrotolerant and halotolerant environmental microorganisms (7).
That entomopathogenic fungi in general exhibit many attributes that determine their virulence towards their hosts, including an increased activity of degradation enzymes at low temperatures, suggests that this present isolate is, likewise, a psychrotolerant fungus, as a result of the geographical region where the soil was collected from-i.
Most of the soil fungi of Ny-Alesund were capable of growing between 4[degrees] and 30 [degrees]C, indicating that psychrotolerant fungi are predominant in the area.
A gram-negative, psychrotolerant coccobacillus is present in hemolymph of Cancer magister.
Psychrotolerant hydrocarbon-degrading Rhodococcus strains isolated from polluted Antarctic soils.
Possible involvement of psychrotolerant Enterobacteriacceae in blown pack spoilage of vacuum packaged raw meats.
In this study, we have characterized a psychrotolerant bacterium, Ant5-2 (Janthinobacterium sp.
During refrigeration, cold-tolerant, or psychrotolerant, bacteria that can grow at 7 degree Celsius dominate the milk flora and play a leading role in milk spoilage.
Formation of histamine and biogenic amines in cold-smoked tuna: An investigation of psychrotolerant bacteria from samples implicated in cases of histamine fish poisoning.
Chapter 12, on fungi from extreme environments, is a brief description of physiological adaptations of thermotolerant, psychrotolerant, xerotolerant, and osmotolerant fungi, with very little information concerning their ecology.
0, indicating the psychrotolerant nature and the tolerance to acidity of these strains, and satisfying the demands for growth in low pH and temperature environments.