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Published by Taylor & Fransis in London .
Written in English


  • Thermophilic microorganisms,
  • Materials -- Thermal properties,
  • Molecular evolution

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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by] Juergen Wiegel and Michael W.W. Adams.
ContributionsWiegel, Juergen., Adams, Michael W. W., 1954-
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18706660M
ISBN 100748407472
LC Control Number98063551

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Thermophilic Bacteria is a comprehensive volume that describes all major bacterial groups that can grow above °C (excluding the Archaea). Over 60 different species of aerobic and anaerobic thermophilic bacteria are covered. Isolation, growth methods, characterization and identification, ecology, metabolism, and enzymology of thermophilic bacteria are examined in detail, and an extensive 3/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Thermophiles survive on gases, minerals, and metals that can be found in these extreme environments. Scientists have found a thermophile, Methanopyrus kandleri, that can survive in temperatures. Thermophiles. DOI link for Thermophiles. Thermophiles book. Biology and Technology at High Temperatures. Edited By Frank Robb, Garabed Antranikian, Dennis Grogan, Arnold Driessen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 December Pub. location Boca by: 8.