The Stability of Biomolecules and the Implications for Life at High Temperatures

  1. William S.D. Wilcock,
  2. Edward F Delong,
  3. Deborah S. Kelley,
  4. John A. Baross and
  5. S. Craig Cary
  1. Roy M. Daniel1,
  2. Renate Van Eckert1,
  3. James F. Holden2,
  4. Jolanda Truter3 and
  5. Don A. Crowan3

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/144GM03

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges

How to Cite

Daniel, R. M., Van Eckert, R., Holden, J. F., Truter, J. and Crowan, D. A. (2004) The Stability of Biomolecules and the Implications for Life at High Temperatures, in The Subseafloor Biosphere at Mid-Ocean Ridges (eds W. S.D. Wilcock, E. F. Delong, D. S. Kelley, J. A. Baross and S. Craig Cary), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/144GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Thermophile Research Unit, Department of Biological Sciences, School of Science, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amnerst, Massachusetts, Usa

  3. 3

    Department of Biotechnology, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904092

Online ISBN: 9781118666135

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Keywords:

  • Deep-sea ecology—Congresses;
  • Mid-ocean ridges—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Low Molecular Weight Metabolites and Cofactors

  • Enzymes and Proteins

  • Nucleic Acids

  • Lipids and Membranes

  • Conclusions