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Extremophiles: Life in Extreme Environments

  1. Costanzo Bertoldo,
  2. Ralf Grote,
  3. Garabed Antranikian

Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0471263397.env099

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology

How to Cite

Bertoldo, C., Grote, R. and Antranikian, G. 2003. Extremophiles: Life in Extreme Environments. Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology. .

Author Information

  1. Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2003

Abstract

  • Microorganisms Living at Low Temperature

  • Microorganisms Living at High Temperature

  • Microorganisms Growing at Extremes of pH

  • Microbial Life at Elevated Salt Concentrations

Keywords:

  • acidophiles;
  • alkaliphiles;
  • extreme environments;
  • extremophiles;
  • halophiles;
  • hyperthermophiles;
  • psychrophiles;
  • psychrotolerant;
  • thermophiles