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By Hideto Takami (auth.), Koki Horikoshi, Kaoru Tsujii (eds.)

Many organisms in deep-sea environments are extremophiles thriving in severe stipulations: excessive strain, excessive or low temperature, or excessive concentrations of inorganic compounds. This e-book provides the microbiology of extremophiles dwelling within the deep sea and describes the isolation, cultivation, and taxonomic identity of microorganisms retrieved from the Mariana Trench, the world's private element. additionally defined are innovations for recuperating pressure-loving micro organism, the barophiles (piezophiles), and for complete genome research of Bacillus halodurans C-125. Physiological research of the strain impression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Escherichia coli is used to respond to the query of the way deep-sea organisms live to tell the tale below excessive hydrostatic strain. those study effects are important in either uncomplicated technology and commercial purposes. Readers find a new microbial global within the ocean depths, with state-of-the-science details on extremophiles.

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1996), and Shewanella benthica was evident (77%-84%), indicating that these strains might be members of the same species (Wayne et al. 1987). The hybridization values obtained for strain DB2IMT-5 and the Montella and Shewanella reference strains were significantly lower than that accepted as the phylogenetic definition of a species 2 Molecular Analyses of Extreme Barophiles Table 2. Fatty acid compositions of the isolated strains and type strains 14:0 DB2IMT-2' DB2IMT-5 M. marina a Fatty acids Strains S.

PE36 . --------------------Bacillussublilis Fig. 6. Phylogenetic tree showing the relationships between the isolated bacteria wilhin the yProteobacteria. Bar represents the average number of nucleotide substitutions per site. Bootstrap values are shown for frequencies per 1000 times 34 C. Kato Table 1. Levels of homology for chromosomal DNAs of the extremely barophilic isolates and closely related strains (a) Strain DB2IMT-2 % Homology with DNA from Strain S. han S. put S. ben I72F 6705 MT-2 DSSI2 S.

142°25'E), is the deepest ocean bottom in the world. Sediment samples have been obtained from this extreme environment by the unmanned submersible Kaiko (Kyo et al. 1995) in three dives( nos. 21, 22, and 23) at a depth of II 000 m (Kato et al. 1997). It seems likely that these were the first sediment samples recovered from the world's deepest point with no microbiological contamination. In 1960 Jacques Piccard and D. Walsh dived to the world's deepest point aboard the manned submersible Trieste.

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