Gerday, Charles

Psychrophiles: from Biodiversity to Biotechnology

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Table of contents

1. Boundary Conditions for Microbial Life at Low Temperatures

1. The Climate of Snow and Ice as Boundary Condition for Microbial Life
Michael Kuhn

2. Limits for Microbial Life at Subzero Temperatures
Corien Bakermans

2. Microbial Diversity in Cold Ecosystems

3. Bacteria in Snow and Glacier Ice
Vanya Miteva

4. Bacteria in Subglacial Environments
Brent C. Christner, Mark L. Skidmore, John C. Priscu, Martyn Tranter, Christine M. Foreman

5. Bacteria in the Deep Sea: Psychropiezophiles
Yuichi Nogi

6. Bacteria in Permafrost
David Gilichinsky, Tatiana Vishnivetskaya, Mayya Petrova, Elena Spirina, Vladimir Mamykin, Elizaveta Rivkina

7. Anaerobic Bacteria and Archaea in Cold Ecosystems
Kai Finster

8. Cyanobacteria in Cold Ecosystems
Frédéric Zakhia, Anne-Dorothee Jungblut, Arnaud Taton, Warwick F. Vincent, Annick Wilmotte

9. Fungi in Cold Ecosystems
Jens C. Frisvad

10. Cold-Active Viruses
Llyd E. Wells

3. Molecular Adaptations to Cold Habitats

11. Membrane Components and Cold Sensing
Nicholas J. Russell

12. Cold-Shock Proteins
Sangita Phadtare, Masayori Inouye

13. Fundamentals of Cold-Adapted Enzymes
Tony Collins, Frédéric Roulling, Florence Piette, Jean-Claude Marx, Georges Feller, Charles Gerday, Salvino D'Amico

14. Cryoprotectants and Ice-Binding Proteins
Hidehisa Kawahara

15. The Role of Exopolymers in Microbial Adaptation to Sea Ice
Christopher Krembs, Jody W. Deming

16. Genomic Analysis of Psychrophilic Prokaryotes
John P. Bowman

17. Microalgae in Polar Regions: Linking Functional Genomics and Physiology with Environmental Conditions
Thomas Mock, David N. Thomas

18. Metagenomics: Microbial Community Genomes Revealed
Sara Sjöling, Don A. Cowan

19. Proteomic Studies of Psychrophilic Microorganisms
Tatsuo Kurihara, Nobuyoshi Esaki

4. Biotechnological Aspects

20. Biotechnological Aspects of Cold-Adapted Enzymes
Adrienne L. Huston

21. Heterologous Protein Expression in Psychrophilic Hosts
Ermenegilda Parrilli, Angela Duilio, Maria Luisa Tutino

22. Cold-Adapted Fungi as a Source for Valuable Metabolites
Jens C. Frisvad

23. Natural and Stimulated Biodegradation of Petroleum in Cold Marine Environments
Odd Gunnar Brakstad

24. Microbial Adaptation to Boreal Saturated Subsurface: Implications in Bioremediation of Polychlorophenols
Jörg H. Langwaldt, Marja Tiirola, Jaakko A. Puhakka

25. Biological Iron Oxidation and Sulfate Reduction in the Treatment of Acid Mine Drainage at Low Temperatures
Anna H. Kaksonen, Mark Dopson, Olia Karnachuk, Olli H. Tuovinen, Jaakko A. Puhakka


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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