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Microbiology and Biogeochemistry of Hypersaline Environments


Series: The Microbiology of Extreme and Unusual Environments

By: A Oren


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #86774 | ISBN: 0849383633
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NHBS Price: £159.00 $195/€178 approx

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This book, intended for researchers and students in the fields of microbiology, biochemistry, and biogeochemistry, details the biology and biogeochemistry of various halophilic microorganisms that live in high density saline environments worldwide. These organisms are especially important to biodegradation and hazardous site clean-up. Topics include the biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology of these organisms; new methods to type them; and osmotic adaption.


Introduction * Diversity and Ecology * Biogeochemistry. The Dead Sea * Ion Metabolism and Osmotic Regulation * Biochemistry and Molecular Biology * Genetics and Genomics.

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