hyperthermophile


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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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Thermophiles and hyperthermophiles are the microbes that have ability for the production of thermostable protein as compared to mesophiles.
Since many archaea are also hyperthermophiles and may be the most ancient life-forms on the planet, the investigators speculate that the archaea gave genes to A.
Hyperthermophile, Pyrobaculum calidifontis, Debranching enzyme, Type II pullulanase, Amylopullulanase.
Bini, "Response to excess copper in the hyperthermophile Sulfolobus solfataricus strain 98/2," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.
The complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophile, sulphate-reducing archaeon Archaeoglobis fulgidus.
The structures of other prokaryotic NADP-IDHs have been reported, in which IDHs bind to [NADP.sup.+] in a closed conformation similar to that of EcIDH with [NADP.sup.+], whereas IDH from the hyperthermophile Aeropyrum pernix (ApIDH) could bind to [NADP.sup.+] and isocitrate even though their active sites are open [13, 14].
Key words: Archaea hyperthermophile Pyrobaculum calidifontis type II pullulanase hydrolase.
The genome of the hyperthermophile Pyrococcus furiosus contains two additional ferredoxin-dependent oxidoreductases.
Pyrobaculum sp., which are hyperthermophiles, are capable of uranium reduction [120].
On the other hand, extremophiles such as hyperthermophiles are also sources for TA lipases.
Thermophiles can be categorized into moderate thermophiles (growth optimum, 50-60[degrees]C), extreme thermophiles (growth optimum, 60-80[degrees]C), and hyperthermophiles (growth optimum, 80-110[degrees]C) [17].