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Published by Springer in Berlin .
Written in English

  • Extreme environments -- Microbiology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRosa Margesin ... [et al.], editors.
    ContributionsMargesin, Rosa, 1962-
    LC ClassificationsQR100.9 .P79 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 462 p. :
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16655326M
    ISBN 103540743340
    ISBN 109783540743347
    LC Control Number2007934827

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Psychrophiles have adapted to colonize a diverse range of cold environments (Russell, ). Similar to other microbial extremophiles (see other chapters throughout this book), psychrophiles must be appropriately adapted to enable not only survival, but microbial growth and.

Psychrophiles: From Biodiversity to Biotechnology 2nd ed. Edition by Rosa Margesin (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Hardcover. Psychrophiles include bacteria, lichens, fungi, and insects. Among the bacteria that can tolerate extreme cold are Arthrobacter sp., Psychrobacter sp. and Psychrophiles book of the genera Halomonas, Pseudomonas, Hyphomonas, and Sphingomonas.

Another example is Chryseobacterium greenlandensis, a psychrophile that was found in ,year-old ice. Umbilicaria antarctica and Xanthoria elegans are lichens. Other articles where Psychrophile is discussed: bacteria: Temperature: 15 °C (59 °F) are psychrophiles.

The ability of bacteria to grow at low temperatures is not unexpected, since the average subsurface temperature of soil in the temperate zone is about 12 Psychrophiles book (54 °F) and 90 percent of the oceans measure 5 °C (41 °F) or colder.

Psychrophilic microorganisms have successfully colonized all permanently cold environments from the deep sea to mountain and polar regions. Some of these organisms, depending on their optimal growth temperature, are also known by the terms psychrotolerant or psychrotroph (Morita, ).

Nevertheless, we believe that there is a continuum in Cited by: Psychrophilic bacteria Article (PDF Available) in Bacteriological reviews 23(3) October with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Microbes That Like it Cold: Psychrophiles. By J. Cameron Thrash, Ph.D. | May 08 Microbes don’t always get as much attention as charismatic animals like polar bears or whales, but Psychrophiles book we discussed previously, they impact the ocean more than any other marine is a three-part series on microbes that thrive in extremely cold environments like the Arctic.

"highlights current areas of research" from IFIS "a solid and critical review of the impact that extremophiles have in biotechnology. It discusses the adaptation of thermophilic, psychrophilic, acidophilic, and radiation-resistant microorganisms in their respective habitats the book offers newcomers to the biotechnology industry a good overview and a simple introduction to the subject.

Psychrophiles, by contrast, can keep a steady supply of them on hand at all times. Psychrophile proteins also avoid biochemical torpor by being much more flexible than typical proteins in. psychrophiles and global warming, providing a glimpse into the use of cold-active enzymes and.

its impact on psychrophiles in relation to climate change. The review concludes with a section. This chapter talks about membrane adaptations, with emphasis on the adaptive changes occurring in prokaryotes; where relevant, the distinctive changes in eukaryotes will be compared.

Genotypic adaptation refers to adaptive changes on an evolutionary time scale (usually longer than that for phenotypic adaptation), which involve an alteration in genetic structure, i.e., mutations occur and are Cited by: 9. psychrophile [si´kro-fīl] a psychrophilic organism.

psychrophile, psychrophil (sī'krō-fīl, -fil), An organism that grows best at a low temperature (°C; °F), with optimal growth occurring at °C (°F). [psychro- + G. phileō, to love] psychrophile (sī′krō-fīl′) n. Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea.

Psychrophiles in the next-generation sequencing era. Our understanding of psychrophile biology has been greatly enhanced by the advent of genome sequencing. A review by D’Amico et al 4 described the availability of complete genomes of three psychrophilic bacteria and draft genomes of two cold-adapted Archaea.

The subsequent development of NGS Cited by: Get this from a library. Psychrophiles: from biodiversity to biotechnology. [Rosa Margesin;] -- This completely updated and revised second edition presents the most recent developments and advances in the field of microbial life in the cold, as well as the latest insights into the psychrophilic.

Learn psychrophiles with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 28 different sets of psychrophiles flashcards on Quizlet. Extremophiles: Microbial Life in Extreme Environments (Wiley Series in Ecological and Applied Microbiology) 1st Edition.

* Covers all types of extremophiles, including hyperthermophiles,psychrophiles, halophiles, acidophiles, alkaliophiles, andanaerobic extremophiles/5(2). Some psychrophiles, particularly those from the Antarctic, have been found to contain polyunsaturated fatty acids, which generally do not occur in prokaryotes.

At room temperature, the membrane of such bacteria would be so fluid that the bacterium would die. Aside from their ecological curiosity, psychrophilic bacteria have practical value.

It particularly focuses on the exploitation of psychrophiles as a source of cold-active enzymes and biopolymers, and their benefits in the fields of biomedicine and bioremediation. Written by leading international experts, the book is intended for microbiologists, ecologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, environmental scientists and.

Most scientists in the middle of the twentieth century would probably not have believed that life was possible at extreme values of environmental factors, such as pH values close to 0 (e. sulfurous environments) or to 14 (e.

soda lakes), sali- ties of 6 M NaCl (e. Dead Sea), hydrostatic pressures approaching 0. 1 MPa (deep sea) and temperatures exceeding °C (thermal vents or hot. From the reviews:"The new book Psychrophiles - from Biodiversity to Biotechnology focusses on psychrophiles and describes, with cutting-edge knowledge, representative groups of cold-adapted This excellent book, which covers almost all fields of 'cold' microbiological research, matches current demands and trends in applied biotechnology.

Psychrophilic definition is - thriving at a relatively low temperature. How to use psychrophilic in a sentence. Researchers have learned to exploit psychrophiles’ efficiency at low temperatures (i.e., cooler washing machines and energy-saving, cost-effective enzyme production), their higher energy activity (thus allowing lower concentrations of needed catalysts, reducing costs and procedure time), and their ability to contribute to hydrocarbon Author: Amber Grace Teufel, Rachael Marie Morgan-Kiss.

Define psychrophile. psychrophile synonyms, psychrophile pronunciation, psychrophile translation, English dictionary definition of psychrophile. Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea, bacteria, and fungi, that thrive at low temperatures between about 10°C and 20°C.

psy′chrophil′ic adj the aerobic psychrophiles and. Learn psychrophile with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 18 different sets of psychrophile flashcards on Quizlet. Other possible sources of cold enzymes are offered by the psychrophiles that inhabit at ~5[degrees]C in other permanently cold environments such as the deep sea, glaciers and mountain regions, in soils, and fresh or saline waters related with cold-blooded animals such as fish or crustaceans and artificial sources such as refrigeration appliances and equipments [].

"The new book Psychrophiles – from Biodiversity to Biotechnology focusses on psychrophiles and describes, with cutting-edge knowledge, representative groups of cold-adapted micro-organisms as well as the habitats in which they live and the strategies they employ to cope with the cold.

This excellent book, which covers almost all. Psychrophilic (cold-adapted) microorganisms make a major contribution to Earth's biomass and perform critical roles in global biogeochemical cycles.

The vast extent and environmental diversity of Earth's cold biosphere has selected for equally diverse microbial assemblages that can include archaea, bacteria, eucarya, and viruses. Underpinning the important ecological roles of psychrophiles are. Psychrophilic bacteria are truly adapted for life at cold temperatures.

The enzymes of the bacteria are structurally unstable and fail to operate properly even at room (or ambient) temperature. Furthermore, the membranes of psychrophilic bacteria contain much more of a certain kind of lipid than is found in other types of bacteria.

Psychrophiles are able to colonize in a very cold temperatures. They have adapt their membranes, proteins, and enzymes.

In biochemical point of view, psychrophiles usually produce antifreeze proteins (AFPs) to protect their cells. AFPs are able to. Introduction to the Microbiology of Food Processing United States Department of Agriculture 5 Unfortunately, microorganisms also can be detrimental.

hey are the cause of many diseases in humans, animals, and plants. Disease-causing microorganisms are called pathogens. A File Size: 2MB. The Psychrophiles Are Coming. Part II In “The Lost Book of Enki,” Enki and Enlil debated using “Weapons of Terror”: atomic-tipped missiles stored on earth and used in war: issue Sodom and Gomorrah, the “evil wind” (radiation fallout) which destroyed the Sumerian alien-hybrids.

branches, groups that contain known (cultured. Psychrophilic bacteria Psychrophilic ("cold loving") microorganisms, particularly bacteria, have a preferential temperature for growth at less than 59° Fahrenheit (15° Celsius).

Bacteria that can grow at such cold temperatures, but which prefer. Psychrophiles use a wide variety of metabolic pathways, including photosynthesis, chemoautotrophy (also sometimes known as lithotrophy, and heterotrophy, and form robust, diverse communities.

~~~~~ Most psychrophiles are bacteria or archaea, and psychrophily is present in widely diverse microbial lineages within those broad groups. Extremophiles are nature’s ultimate survivors, thriving in environments ranging from the frozen Antarctic to abyssal hot hydrothermal vents.

Their lifeforms span bacteria to fishes, and are categorized as halophiles from hypersaline environments, acidophiles from acidic waters, psychrophiles from cold habitats, and thermophiles from warm by: 2.

psychrophiles, selected advances at the molecular level are highlighted, along with parallel advances made in naturally cold habitats at the level of whole microbial organisms, populations and communities. In the latter case, the main focus is on very cold, typically subzero, aquatic environments.

psychrophiles have been discovered and described (Reddy et al.,Mountfort et al., ). Now, there is much better understanding of the mechanisms for survival in polar environments.

Survival strategies include genetic and acclimation processes and adaptations (Vincent, ; Elster,). psychrophile (plural psychrophiles) An organism that can live and thrive at temperatures much lower than normal; a form of extremophile.

Related terms. Category:English. Psychrophiles thriving permanently at near-zero temperatures synthesize cold-active enzymes to sustain their cell cycle. Genome sequences, proteomic, and transcriptomic studies suggest various adaptive features to maintain adequate translation and proper protein folding under cold conditions.

Most psychrophilic enzymes optimize a high activity at low temperature at the expense of substrate Cited by: Define psychrophilic. psychrophilic synonyms, psychrophilic pronunciation, psychrophilic translation, English dictionary definition of psychrophilic. Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea, bacteria, and fungi, that thrive at low temperatures between about 10°C and 20°C.

psy′chrophil′ic. psychrophilic organisms Bacteria and fungi that tolerate low temperatures. Their preferred temperature range is 15–20 °C, but they will grow at or below 0 °C; the temperature must be reduced to about −10 °C before growth stops, but the organisms are not killed and will regrow when the temperature rises.

Psychrophiles were first discovered in when a man named Forster found that certain bacteria he'd collected from fish that had been cold preserved reproduced at temperatures near 0 C.

He went on to collect more samples from the water, food and intestines .animals. There are broad range of bacteria under psychrophiles like aerobic, anaerobic, sporulate and unsporulate form, bacillus, vibrio and coccobacillus Gram positive and Gram negative 2.

When the hygiene of refrigerator is not maintained properly, it becomes breeding ground for File Size: 85KB.EA41CHCavicchioli ARI 30 April Psychrophiles Khawar S.

Siddiqui, 1Timothy J. Williams, David Wilkins, 1Sheree Yau, Michelle A. Allen,1 Mark V. Brown, 1,2 Federico M. Lauro, and Ricardo Cavicchioli1 1School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences and 2Evolution and Ecology Research Center, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South WalesAustralia;File Size: 1MB.