Alkaliphile Collection - Advanced
Cyanidium is a small coccoid red alga that has been found in alkaline environments. In nature, these cells form a coating several millimeters thick over the substrate. This image was taken by Kathy Sheehan and David Patterson, from material collected in Nymph Creek and Nymph Lake of Yellowstone National Park. It is provided courtesy of the microscope web site.
- Alkaliphiles: Applications of Their Products for Biotechnology. This 16-page in-depth review article details the biotechnological applications of alkaliphiles. It begins by discussing the definition and history of alkaliphiles... (more info)
- Alkaliphilic Micro-0rganisms and Habitats. This review article summarizes the current status of the biodiversity of alkaliphilic microorganisms in various environments and outlines aspects of their... (more info)
- Anaerobranca californiensis sp. nov., An Anaerobic, Alkalithermophilic, Fermentative Bacterium Isolated From a Hot Spring on Mono Lake. This journal article reports the isolation of a novel, obligately anaerobic, alkaliphilic, thermophilic, halotolerant, chemo-organotrophic bacterium from the... (more info)
- Microbial Diversity of Soda Lake Habitats. This dissertation details the microbial diversity of soda lake habitats. To preface the research, the author includes a table displaying world-wide distribution of... (more info)
- Mono Lake Microbial Diversity. This is a survey reporting the phylogenetic diversity of Mono Lake bacteria as conducted by the Mono Lake Microbial Observatory. Samples were collected from different layers... (more info)
Other Alkaliphile Collections
General Collection: Resources such as news articles, web sites, and reference pages provide a comprehensive array of information about alkaliphiles.
For Educators: This collection includes activities, assignments, and reading materials created specifically for educators.
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