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Title: Extremophilic Bacteria and Microbial Diversity
Url: http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/raven6b/graphics/raven06b/enhanceme...
Creator: Madigan, Michael T.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Description: This online enhancement chapter of Raven and Johnson's Biology, a textbook for undergraduate majors, examines the many prokaryotic organisms that inhabit "extreme environments"┬Č├▒habitats in which some chemical or physical variable(s) differ significantly from that found in habitats that support plant and animal life. Topics include using new molecular techniques to discover more about bacteria; life at high temperatures, low temperatures, extreme pH levels and in a brine; and extremophiles in the evolution of life.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Paleontology -- Micropaleontology -- Prokaryotes. Bacteria
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology -- By type of environment -- Extreme environments (General)
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Biogeochemistry
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Bacteria
Biology -- Metabolism
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Rights: The McGraw-Hill Companies, inc.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-03-08 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-03-02 13:29:33 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 133
Resource URL Clicks: 29
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