2011

Halophiles and Hypersaline Environments

Current Research and Future Trends

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20197-4 (Print) 978-3-642-20198-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-7

    Helge Larsen (1922–2005) and His Contributions to the Study of Halophilic Microorganisms

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    Pages 9-25

    The Halophilic World of Lourens Baas Becking

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    Pages 27-64

    Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Biotechnological Interest of the Family Halomonadaceae

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    Pages 65-107

    The Hypersaline Lakes of Inner Mongolia: The MGAtech Project

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    Pages 109-122

    From Genomics to Microevolution and Ecology: The Case of Salinibacter ruber

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    Pages 123-135

    Impact of Lipidomics on the Microbial World of Hypersaline Environments

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    Pages 137-151

    Molecular Mechanisms of Adaptations to High Salt Concentration in the Extremely Halotolerant Black Yeast Hortaea werneckii

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    Pages 153-172

    Viruses from the Hypersaline Environment

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    Pages 173-190

    Haloviruses of Great Salt Lake: A Model for Understanding Viral Diversity

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    Pages 191-205

    Initiation and Regulation of Translation in Halophilic Archaea

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    Pages 207-225

    Protein Transport Into and Across Haloarchaeal Cytoplasmic Membranes

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    Pages 227-235

    Salty and Sweet: Protein Glycosylation in Haloferax volcanii

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    Pages 237-248

    Effect of Anoxic Conditions and Temperature on Gas Vesicle Formation in Halobacterium salinarum

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    Pages 249-273

    Halophiles Exposed Concomitantly to Multiple Stressors: Adaptive Mechanisms of Halophilic Alkalithermophiles

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    Pages 275-302

    Cellular Adjustments of Bacillus subtilis and Other Bacilli to Fluctuating Salinities

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    Pages 303-317

    The Nature and Function of Carotenoids in the Moderately Halophilic Bacterium Halobacillus halophilus

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    Pages 319-340

    Xanthorhodopsin

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    Pages 341-357

    Potential Enhancement of Biofuel Production Through Enzymatic Biomass Degradation Activity and Biodiesel Production by Halophilic Microorganisms

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    Pages 359-371

    Enzymes from Halophilic Archaea: Open Questions

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    Pages 373-382

    A Short History of the Symposia on Halophilic Microorganisms: From Rehovot 1978 to Beijing 2010

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 383-387