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Gunde-Cimerman, Nina

Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya

Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Nina Gunde-Cimerman, Aharon Oren, Ana Plemenitaš

Section I.. The environments and their diversity

2. Microbial Diversity of Great Salt Lake
Bonnie K. Baxter, Carol D. Litchfield, Kevin Sowers, Jack D. Griffith, Priya Arora Dassarma, Shiladitya Dassarma

3. Microbial Communities in the Dead Sea — Past, Present and Future
Aharon Oren, Ittai Gavrieli, Jonah Gavrieli, Marco Kohen, Joseph Lati, Mordehay Aharoni

4. Microscopic Examination of Microbial Communities Along a Salinity Gradient in Saltern Evaporation Ponds: A ‘Halophilic Safari’
Aharon Oren

5. The Microbial Diversity of a Solar Saltern on San Francisco Bay
Carol D. Litchfield, Masoumeh Sikaroodi, Patrick M. Gillevet

6. Diversity of Microbial Communities: The Case of Solar Salterns
Carlos Pedrós-Alió

7. Isolation of Viable Haloarchaea from Ancient Salt Deposits and Application of Fluorescent Stains for in Situ Detection of Halophiles in Hypersaline Environmental Samples and Model Fluid Inclusions
Stefan Leuko, Andrea Legat, Sergiu Fendrihan, Heidi Wieland, Christian Radax, Claudia Gruber, Marion Pfaffenhuemer, Gerhard Weidler, Helga Stan-Lotter

8. Hydrocarbon Degradation under Hypersaline Conditions
Heiko Patzelt

9. The Relevance of Halophiles and other Extremophiles to Martian and Extraterrestrial Environments
Joseph Seckbach

10. Halophiles: A Terrestrial Analog for Life in Brines on Mars
Rocco L. Mancinelli

Section II.. Archaea

11. Comparative Genomic Survey of Information Transfer Systems in two Diverse Extremely Halophilic Archaea, Halobacterium Sp. Strain NRC-1 and Haloarcula Marismortui
Brian R. Berquist, Jeetendra Soneja, Shiladitya Dassarma

12. Walsby’s Square Archaeon
Henk Bolhuis

13. Gene Regulation and the Initiation of Translation in Halophilic Archaea
Felicitas Pfeifer, Peter Zimmermann, Sandra Scheuch, Simone Sartorius-Neef

14. Protein Translation, Targeting and Translocation in Haloferax Volcanii
Jerry Eichler, Gabriela Ring, Vered Irihimovitch, Tovit Lichi, Irit Tozik, Zvia Konrad

15. Enzymes of Halophilic Archaea
Toru Mizuki, Ron Usami, Masayuki Kamo, Masaru Tanokura, Masahiro Kamekura

16. Osmoadaptation in Methanogenic Archaea: Recent Insights from a Genomic Perspective
Katharina Pflüger, Heidi Wieland, Volker Müller

Section III.. Bacteria

17. Salinibacter Ruber: Genomics and Biogeography
Josefa Antón, Arantxa Peña, Maria Valens, Fernando Santos, Frank-Oliver Glöckner, Margarete Bauer, Joaquín Dopazo, Javier Herrero, Ramon Rosselló-Mora, Rudolf Amann

18. What We Can Deduce about Metabolism in the Moderate Halophile Chromohalobacter Salexigens from its Genomic Sequence
Laszlo N. Csonka, Kathleen O’connor, Frank Larimer, Paul Richardson, Alla Lapidus, Adam D. Ewing, Bradley W. Goodner, Aharon Oren

19. K+ Transport and its Role for Osmoregulation in a Halophilic Member of the Bacteria Domain: Characterization of the K+ Uptake Systems from Halomonas Elongata
Hans Jörg Kunte

20. The Chloride Regulon of Halobacillus Halophilus: A Novel Regulatory Network for Salt Perception and Signal Transduction in Bacteria
Volker Müller, Stephan H. Saum

21. Biosynthesis of the Compatible Solute Mannosylglycerate from Hyperthermophiles to Mesophiles
Milton S. Costa, Nuno Empadinhas

22. Genes and Enzymes of Ectoine Biosynthesis in the Haloalkaliphilic Obligate Methanotroph “Methylomicrobium Alcaliphilum 20Z”
Alexander S. Reshetnikov, Valentina N. Khmelenina, Ildar I. Mustakhimov, Yana V. Ryzhmanova, Yuri A. Trotsenko

23. Halophilic Archaea and Bacteria as a Source of Extracellular Hydrolytic Enzymes
Antonio Ventosa, Cristina Sánchez-Porro, Sara Martín, Encarnación Mellado

24. Biopolyester Production: Halophilic Microorganisms as an Attractive Source
Jorge Quillaguaman, Bo Mattiasson, Rajni Hatti-Kaul

Section IV.. Fungi

25. Relation of Halotolerance to Human-Pathogenicity in the Fungal Tree of Life: An Overview of Ecology and Evolution under Stress
Sybren Hoog, Polona Zalar, Bert Gerrits Ende, Nina Gunde-Cimerman

26. Halotolerant and Halophilic Fungi from Coastal Environments in the Arctics
Nina Gunde-Cimerman, Lorena Butinar, Silva Sonjak, Martina Turk, Viktor Uršic, Polona Zalar, Ana Plemenitaš

27. Halotolerant and Halophilic Fungi and Their Extrolite Production
Jens C. Frisvad

28. Introducing Debaryomyces Hansenii, a Salt Loving Yeast
José Ramos

29. Cellular Responses in the Halophilic Black Yeast Hortaea Werneckii to High Environmental Salinity
Ana Plemenitaš, Nina Gunde-Cimerman

30. Halotolerance and Lichen Symbioses
Martin Grube, Juliane Blaha

Section V.. Algae

31. A Century of Dunaliella Research: 1905–2005
Aharon Oren

32. Molecular Determinants of Protein Halotolerance: Structural and Functional Studies of the Extremely Salt Tolerant Carbonic Anhydrases from Dunaliella salina
Lakshmanane Premkumar, Michal Volkovitsky, Irena Gokhman, Joel L. Sussman, Ada Zamir

Section VI.. Protozoa

33. Heterotrophic Protozoa from Hypersaline Environments
Gwen Hauer, Andrew Rogerson

34. Heterotrophic Flagellates in Hypersaline Waters
Byung C. Cho

Section VII.. Viruses

35. Haloviruses and Their Hosts
Mike L. Dyall-Smith, David G. Burns, Helen M. Camakaris, Peter H. Janssen, Brandan E. Russ, Kate Porter

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
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Ebook
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9781402036330

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