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Thermophiles: Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution

Edited By: Anna-Louise Reysenbach, Mary Voytek and Rocco Mancinelli

205 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123220 | ISBN: 030646165X
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Covers the study of microorganisms from extreme environments, and provides a much-needed synthesis of the recent advances in the biology, biotechnology, and management of thermophilic organisms, with specific examples drawn largely from thermal springs in Yellowstone National Park.


Contents

The Origins of Research on Thermophiles; Th.D. Brock. Thermophilic Microorganisms in the Deep Sea; D. Prieur, et al. Biodiversity of Acidophilic Moderate Thermophiles Isolated from Two Sites in Yellowstone National Park, and Their Roles in the Dissimilatory Oxido-reduction of Iron; D.B. Johnson, et al. Presence of Thermophilic Naegleria Isolates in the Yellowstone and Grand teton National Parks; R.F. Ramaley, et al. Examining Bacterial Population Diversity Within the Octopus Spring Microbial Mat Community; M.J. Ferris, et al. Direct 5S rRNA Assay for Microbial Community Characterization; D.L. Stoner, et al. Community Structure Along a Thermal Gradient in a Stream near Obsidrian Pool, Yellowstone National Park; J.R. Graber, et al. Isolation of Hyperthermophilic Archaea Predicted by in situ RNA Analysis; S. Burggraf, et al. Thermophilic Anoxygenic Phototrophs: Diversity and Ecology; M.T. Madigan. Microbial physiology at high temperature, low pH, low pCO2: Implications for evolution and ecology; L.J. Rothschild. The Zonation and Structuring of Siliceous Sinter Around Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, and the Role of Thermophilic Bacteria in its Depostion; D.R. Lowe, et al. Use of 16S rRNA, lipid and naturally preserved components of hot spring mats and microorganisms to help interpret the record of microbial evolution; D.M. ward, et al. Research Accomplishments of a small Business Utilizing Yellowstone's Extremophiles; J. Combie, K. Runnion. The Yellowstone Microbiology Program: Status and Prospects; J.D. Varley, et al.

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