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The Biology of Halophilic Bacteria

1st Edition

By Russell H. Vreeland, Lawrence I. Hochstein

CRC Press

336 pages

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Hardback: 9780849388415
pub: 1992-11-30
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A book for anyone interested in halophilic bacteria

The Biology of Halophilic Bacteria presents detailed information regarding methods for working with halophilic bacteria. Helpful hints for performing various tests and assays in high salts are given, and information about data presentation and analysis is provided as well. The book will be useful to molecular biologists, biochemists, ecologists, and others interested in halophilic bacteria.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Saline Environments (Francisco Rodriguez-Valera). Ecology of Extremely Halophilic Microorganisms (Aharon Oren). Ecology of Moderately Halophilic Bacteria (Arturo Ramos-Cormenzana). Growth and Nutrition of Halophilic Bacteria (Donn J. Kushner). Taxonomy of Halophilic Bacteria (Russell H. Vreeland). Lipids of Extreme Halophiles (Masahiro Kamekura). Lipids of Halophilic and Halotolerant Microorganisms (Nick J. Russell). Osmotic Adaptation in Halophilic and Halotolerant Microorganisms (Johannes F. Imhoff). The Molecular Biology of Halophilic Archaebacteria (Patrick P. Dennis). Bioenergetics and Transport in Extreme Halophiles (Janos K. Lanyi). Index.

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Microbiology of Extreme & Unusual Environments

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology