Download Halophiles: Biodiversity and Sustainable Exploitation by Dinesh K Maheshwari, Meenu Saraf PDF

By Dinesh K Maheshwari, Meenu Saraf

The international of halophiles is kind of various and their representatives in 3 domain names of lifestyles i.e. archaea, micro organism and eukarya. they're stumbled on everywhere in the small subunit rRNA established tree of existence and those micro-organisms are tailored to salt focus as much as saturation consequently in a position to develop at >300g/l Nacl focus. Their metabolic range is excessive in addition encompassing oxygenic and anoxygenic phototrophs, cardio heterotrophs, denitrifiers, sulphate reducers, fermenters and methanogens. The proteins of halophiles are magnificently engineered to operate in a milieu containing 2-5M salt that encodes genes symbolize a worthwhile repository and source for reconstruction and visualizing methods of habitat choice and adaptive evolution. look for new enzymes endowed with novel actions and better balance is still fascinating goal for vital advertisement creation of biotechnological importance. those poly extremophiles proved very good resource of enzymes and metabolites owning inherent skill to operate in severe stipulations of excessive salt, alkaline pH and facilitating catalysis for commercial program in foodstuff processing, commercial bioconversion, bioremediation and so forth. actually, it has simply all started to achieve the good power and real volume of variety and appropriate functions if explored them judiciously. This booklet highlights present functions and study on halophiles to supply a well timed review. Chapters are written by means of specialist authors from all over the world and comprise issues of assorted significance which come with their position to play in enzyme creation, recovery of soil fertility and plant development , antimicrobial and biocatalytic strength, biomolecules in nanotechnology and facets of quorum sensing. The publication is split into 3 sections, facing biodiversity, biotechnology and sustainable exploitation of halophiles. This significant new paintings represents a priceless resource of data to all these scientists attracted to microorganisms regularly and extremophiles specifically with admire to their cutting edge items and applications.

Show description

Read or Download Halophiles: Biodiversity and Sustainable Exploitation PDF

Similar microbiology books

Collins and Lyne's Microbiological Methods, 8th edition

Collins and Lyne's Microbiological tools, eighth version is a completely revised and up to date version of this vintage bench e-book. It keeps to supply the definitive consultant to microbiological innovations protecting medical, foods and drinks, environmental and veterinary specimens. The quick development in microbiology is mirrored in new notes and chapters; a revised web page layout additionally offers the reader with quick access to crucial details.

Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere: Volume 1 & 2

Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere covers present wisdom at the molecular foundation of plant-microbe interactions within the rhizosphere. additionally integrated within the booklet are either stories and research-based chapters describing experimental fabrics and strategies. Edited by means of a pace-setter within the box, with contributions from authors around the globe, Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere brings jointly the main up to date learn during this increasing quarter, and may be a worthwhile source for molecular microbiologists and plant soil scientists, in addition to higher point scholars in microbiology, ecology, and agriculture.

Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in Respiratory Disease

Written by means of famous specialists in box, this can be the 1st booklet devoted to facing the one such a lot demanding administration factor in long term steroid treatment. Overcoming Steroid Insensitivity in respiration illness experiences very important new advances in therapeutics and gives the clinician with the freshest details on probably the most major healing demanding situations to potent administration of those illnesses.

Additional resources for Halophiles: Biodiversity and Sustainable Exploitation

Example text

2001. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1421–1425 Li WJ, Xu P, Tang SK, Xu LH, Kroppenstedt RM, Stackebrandt E, Jiang CL (2003c) Prauserella halophila sp. nov. and Prauserella alba sp. , moderately halophilic actinomycetes from saline soil. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1545–1549 Li WJ, Tang SK, Stackebrandt E, Kroppenstedt RM, Schumann P, Xu LH, Jiang CL (2003d) Saccharomonospora paurometabolica sp. , a moderately halophilic actinomycete isolated from soil in China. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:1591–1594 Li WJ, Chen HH, Xu P, Zhang YQ, Schumann P, Tang SK, Xu LH, Jiang CL (2004a) Yania halotolerans gen.

Dermacoccus gen. , and Micrococcus Cohn 1872 gen. emend. Int J Syst Bacteriol 45:682–692 Stackebrandt E, Rainey FA, Ward-Rainey NL (1997) Proposal for a new hierarchic classification system, Actinobacteria classis nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 47:479–491 Stackebrandt E, Schumann P, Cui XL (2004) Reclassification of Cellulosimicrobium variabile Bakalidou et al. 2002 as Isoptericola variabilis gen. , comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 54:685–688 Stevenson BS, Eichorst SA, Wertz JT, Schmidt TM, Breznak JA (2004) New strategies for cultivation and detection of previously uncultured microbes.

A novel actinobacterium isolated from saline soil from Qinghai Province, north-west China. N. Hozzein Zhang YQ, Schumann P, Yu LY, Liu HY, Zhang YQ, Xu LH, Stackebrandt E, Jiang CL, Li WJ (2007) Zhihengliuella halotolerans gen. , sp. , a novel member of the family Micrococcaceae. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:1018–1023 Zhang DC, Liu HC, Xin YH, Yu Y, Zhou PJ, Zhou YG (2008) Salinibacterium xinjiangense sp. , a psychrophilic bacterium isolated from the China No. 1 glacier. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:2739–2742 Zhang J, Wu D, Liu Z (2009) Saccharopolyspora jiangxiensis sp.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 35 votes