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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Alkalophile microorganisms like alkaline protease production--they need optimal growing conditions for these organisms accompanied by increased production of enzymes, are provided.
Enzymes of alkalophiles, 1990, "Microbial Enzymes and Biotechnology", 2nd ed.