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Halophilic Organisms and the Environment

  • Alberto Ramos-Cormenzana
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 201)

Abstract

The halophilic bacteria are usually found in habitats where salt concentration is higher than the concentration of salt in the sea, and also in numerous environments with different salinities. Halophiles have been described in a wide diversity of environments, including those from museum cultures [1]. But although most of the research has been done on hypersaline environments, they have also been isolated from other non-saline habitats such as freshwaters [2].

Keywords

Salt Marsh Saline Soil Halophilic Bacterium Phototrophic Bacterium Hypersaline Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Ramos-Cormenzana
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of Granada Campus Universitario de CartujaGranadaSpain

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