2012

Adaption of Microbial Life to Environmental Extremes

Novel Research Results and Application

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-211-99690-4 (Print) 978-3-211-99691-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Physico-chemical boundaries of life

  3. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 21-36

    Microbial diversity in deep hypersaline anoxic basins

  4. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 37-67

    Microbial speciation in the geothermal ecosystem

  5. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 69-85

    Bacterial adaptation to hot and dry deserts

  6. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 87-118

    Extremophiles in Antarctica: Life at low temperatures

  7. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 119-132

    Anhydrobiotic rock-inhabiting cyanobacteria: Potential for astrobiology and biotechnology

  8. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 133-172

    Psychrophilic microorganisms as important source for biotechnological processes

  9. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 173-197

    Halophilic microorganisms from man-made and natural hypersaline environments: Physiology, ecology, and biotechnological potential

  10. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 199-229

    Applications of extremophiles in astrobiology: Habitability and life detection strategies

  11. No Access

    Book Chapter

    Pages 231-261

    Extremophiles in spacecraft assembly clean rooms

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 263-282