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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Mohsin and colleagues have been studied in 2011 on protease-producing bacteria isolated from different soil, this study isolated alkaliphile Bacillus that its enzymatic activity was in pH: 11.5temperature 50[degrees]C.
nov., a psychrotolerant obligate alkaliphile that reduces an indigo dye," International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, vol.
nov., a Diazotrophic, Low Salt-Tolerant Alkaliphile Isolated from Mongolian Soda Soil, International Journal of Systematic Evoutionary Microbiology 58: 2459-2464.
Over the last years, extremophiles with its different categories, thermophiles (high temperature), acidophiles (low pH), alkaliphiles (high pH), halophiles (high salinity), and psychrophiles (low temperature) [7], have fascinated researchers in many fields, due to their ability to withstand and function under extreme conditions.
The strong positive influence by garlic mustard density on Armadillidiidae, potentially classified as alkaliphiles (van Straalen & Verhoef 1997), is likely related to an increase in soil and litter pH in garlic mustard colonized areas (Rodgers et al.
Alkaliphiles are those microorganisms which grow optimally at pH value above 9.0, showing little or no growth at near neutral pH values.
Alkaline detergent enzymes from alkaliphiles: enzymatic properties genetics and structures.
Extremophiles can be classified into thermophiles, psychrophiles, acidophiles, alkaliphiles, halophiles, and others [6].
Hatada, "Alkaline detergent enzymes from alkaliphiles: enzymatic properties, genetics, and structures," Extremophiles, vol.
Nevertheless there are bacterial strains which can thrive outside this limit which belongs to the group of acidophiles (grows in lower pH) or alkaliphiles (grows in higher pH).