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Alkaliphiles

KoМ„ki Horikoshi

Alkaliphiles

genetic properties and applications of enzymes

by KoМ„ki Horikoshi

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Published by Kodansha, Springer in Tokyo, Berlin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alkalophilic microorganisms,
  • Microbial enzymes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-250) and index.

    StatementKoki Horikoshi.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 256 p., [2] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21631801M
    ISBN 10354033372X, 4062115131
    ISBN 109783540333722, 9784062115131
    OCLC/WorldCa71747522


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Alkaliphiles grow optimally or very well under pH conditions above pH 9 and usually require sodium ions for their growth [8]. How alkaliphiles maintain a neutral cytoplasmic pH, i.e.

pH homeostasis, when exposed to an alkaline environment is one of the most important topics in the study of alkaliphiles. One of the most fascinating aspects of alkaliphiles is their ability to maintain pH homeostasis under extreme environmental conditions.

This timely publication provides a comprehensive treatment of alkaliphilic microbiology, supported by molecular studies on the genetics of alkaliphilic Bacillus iniinisamoa.com: Horikoshi.

Research aimed at discovering alkaliphile-produced antibiotics showed some success, yet has been held at bay by the fact that some products produced at high pH are unstable and unusable at a physiological pH range.

Examples. Examples of alkaliphiles include Halorhodospira halochloris, Natronomonas pharaonis, and Thiohalospira alkaliphila. Get this from a library. Alkaliphiles. [Kōki Horikoshi] -- "In addition to basic background information regarding alkaliphiles, including discussions of cell structure, physiology and molecular biology, a major portion of this volume comprises detailed.

Over the last years, extremophiles with its different categories, thermophiles (high temperature), acidophiles (low pH), alkaliphiles (high pH), halophiles (high salinity), and psychrophiles (low temperature) [7], have fascinated researchers in many fields, due to their ability to withstand and function under extreme conditions.

Alkaliphiles belongs to extremophiles and can survive in alkaline environments. The Alkalophiles are classified into two classes i.e Alkalophiles which requires alkaline pH of 9 or more for their growth and have an optimal growth pH of around 10 and Haloalkalophiles which require.

Alkaliphiles. Horikoshi. CRC Press, Aug 24, - Medical - pages. 3 Reviews. Preview this book /5(3). May 12,  · Find the definition of Alkaliphile in the largest biology dictionary online. Free biology and life science resources at your fingertips.

Alkaliphiles are able to survive in an alkaline environment because of a membrane system that actively pumps H+ across the cell membrane into their cytoplasm and therefore able to maintain pH of about The Alkaliphiles book Handbook brings together the rapidly growing and often scattered information on microbial life in the whole range of extreme environments.

This book will be a useful reference for finding clues to the origin of life and for exploring the biotechnology potential of these fascinating organisms. Jun 03,  · Alkaliphilic bacteria typically grow well at pH 9, with the most extremophilic strains growing up to pH values as high as pH 12– Interest in extreme alkaliphiles arises because they are sources of useful, stable enzymes, and the cells themselves can be Cited by: Aug 01,  · Alkaliphiles are defined as a diverse group of organisms that thrive in highly alkaline environments with optimum pH for growth being 9 or above.

Based on the pH preference, alkaliphiles can be classified into two broad categories 1. Alkalitoleran. Sep 15,  · Alkaliphiles are a relatively recent field of research that will no doubt provide avenues to a wide range of further discoveries and applications for a new generation of workers in bioscience and technology.

Read more. Product details. Hardcover: pages;Cited by: Many alkaliphiles have a bacillus morphology. An alkaliphile is an organism that lives and grows well in extremely alkaline conditions that are harmful to most life on Earth.

To be considered an alkaliphile, the organism must have optimal growth in environments with a pH level of or above. from book Extremophiles: Acidophiles and alkaliphiles have been exploited for the synthesis of nanoparticles.

The nanomaterial synthesizing biocomponents of these microorganisms have an added. Adaptive Mechanisms of Extreme Alkaliphiles The centrality of pH homeostasis for alkaliphiles is demonstrated by the direct relationship between the decrease in growth rate (monitored as.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Acidophiles. Alkaliphiles by Koki Horikoshi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The current book highlights the meaning of microbial extremophiles, their classification as thermophiles, psychrophiles, alkaliphiles, acidophiles, halophiles, radioresistant microorganisms and stresses such as acidity, alkalinity, temperature, salinity, radiation, that threat them in addition to their valuable applications in biotechnology.

A study of alkaliphilic microbiology, supported by molecular studies on the genetics of alkaliphilic "Bacillus" strain. Genomic analysis of "Bacillus halodurans" C has been started and the genes responsible for alkaliphily are described.

It also. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Alkaliphiles are microorganisms that grow optimally or very well at pH values above 9, often between 10 and 12, but cannot grow or grow slowly at the near-neutral pH value of (Horikoshi ).

Home > Horikoshi, Koki > Alkaliphiles This copy of Alkaliphiles: Genetic Properties and Applications of Enzymes offered for sale by ROSE BOOKS for $ Alkaliphiles.

Sep 25,  · Microbes belonging to the phylum Actinobacteria are prolific sources of antibiotics, clinically useful bioactive compounds and industrially important enzymes. The focus of the current review is on the diversity and potential applications of thermophilic and alkaliphilic actinobacteria, which are highly diverse in their taxonomy and morphology with a variety of adaptations for surviving and Cited by: Nov 28,  · Most bacteria are neutrophiles and grow best at near-neutral pH (center curve).

Acidophiles have optimal growth at pH values near 3 and alkaliphiles have optimal growth at pH values above 9. At the other end of the spectrum are alkaliphiles, microorganisms that grow best at.

Alkaliphiles are organisms that grow optimally between a pH of 8 and Extreme acidophiles and alkaliphiles grow slowly or not at all near neutral pH. Microorganisms grow best at their optimum growth pH.

Growth occurs slowly or not at all below the minimum growth pH and above the maximum growth pH. Inspire your inbox – Sign up for daily fun facts about this day in history, updates, and special offers.

Halophiles are organisms that thrive in high salt concentrations. They are a type of extremophile organism. The name comes from the Greek word for "salt-loving". While most halophiles are classified into the Archaea domain, there are also bacterial halophiles and some eukaryota, such as the alga Dunaliella salina or fungus Wallemia iniinisamoa.com well-known species give off a red color from.

He is particularly famous for rediscovering alkaliphiles (alkaline-loving microorganisms), for leading multiple studies on their physiology and adaptive mechanisms, and for successfully industrializing a number of alkaliphilic enzymes.

It is our wish that the ideas shared in the review articles and the primary data reported in this e-book Author: Masahiro Ito, Terry Ann Krulwich. Because it will be hard to maintain a proton motive force in an alkaline environment, many alkaliphiles use a sodium motive force as a source of potential energy.

Even though alkaliphiles live in alkaline environments, internal proteins do not function well above a pH of 8. Koki Horikoshi — discoverer of the alkaliphiles, microbes that thrive in alkaline environments — describes in his autobiography how the research on extremophiles started and developed.

He is a pioneer in the study of these microorganisms that thrive in extreme conditions, and in his book he opens aBrand: Springer Japan. Alkaliphiles are a relatively recent field of research that will no doubt provide avenues to a wide range of further discoveries and applications for a new generation of workers in bioscience and technology.

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Alkaliphiles: “Alkali loving”. u Grow at alkaline or high pH (7 to 12 or higher) u Vibrio cholerae and Alkaligenes faecalis optimal pH 9. u Soil bacterium Agrobacterium grows at pH Requirements for Growth Physical Requirements iniinisamoa.comc Pressure: Cells are 80 to 90% water.

Aug 24,  · One of the most fascinating aspects of alkaliphiles is their ability to maintain pH homeostasis under extreme environmental conditions. This work provides a treatment of alkaliphilic microbiology, supported by molecular studies on the genetics of alkaliphilic "Bacillus" iniinisamoa.com: Koki Horikoshi.

Nov 14,  · DEFINITION OF ALKALIPHILES Alkaliphiles can be isolated from normal environments such as garden soil, although viable counts of alkaliphiles are higher in samples from alkaline environments. Several microorganisms exhibit more than one pH optimum for growth depending on the growth conditions, particularly nutrients, metal ions, and temperature.

Alkaliphiles (extreme bases; high pH levels) — Organisms with the ability to survive and thrive in substances capable of neutralizing strong acids (environments with pH values ranging from 9 to 11).

Alkaliphiles have evolved unique enzymes, specialized cytoplasm and efficient cell membranes to protect their cells from iniinisamoa.comtion: Director of Web Design And Development. The book also reflects on numerous milestone events and people who contributed to the establishment of this field, including colleagues from all over the world.

This book is a good read for all microbiologists, encouraging readers to reach out to new worlds and discoveries. It will be treasured by all those interested in a life of a real pioneer.

Alkaliphiles. Other versions of this article Koki Horikoshi. Japan Agency for Marine‐Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan. Search for more papers by this author. Koki Horikoshi.

Japan Agency for Marine‐Earth Science and. Alkaliphiles are organisms that grow optimally between a pH of 8 and Extreme acidophiles and alkaliphiles grow slowly or not at all near neutral pH.

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About this book This publication is the second edition of Microbial Enzymes and Biotechnol­ ogy which was originally published in In this edition the editors have attempted to bring together accounts (by the relevant experts) of the current status of the major areas of enzyme technology and specifically those areas of actual and/or.

Oct 05,  · alkaliphile (plural alkaliphiles) Any organism that lives and thrives in an alkaline environment, such as a soda lake ; a form of extremophile. Derived terms [ edit ]. Microorganisms can be placed in one of the following groups based on their optimum pH requirements: neutrophiles, acidophiles, or alkaliphiles.

A bacterium's osmotic environment can affect bacterial growth. Bacteria can be grouped according to their energy source as phototrophs or chemotrophs.Extreme alkaliphiles have adapted to their harsh environment through evolutionary modification of lipid and protein structure and compensatory mechanisms to maintain the proton motive force in an alkaline environment.

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