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A Natural View of Microbial Biodiversity within Hot Spring Cyanobacterial Mat Communities part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 18-page review summarizes a decade of research studying hot spring cyanobacterial mats as models for understanding principles of microbial community ecology. It addresses the emergence of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Bioinformatics, Patterns, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Diversity, Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Principles, Biofilms
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Light-Induced Motility of Thermophilic Synechococcus Isolates from Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal abstract reports that light-induced motility of different cyanobacterial lineages may be indicative that the trait is possibly widespread among the group. The full article, in PDF ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Benefits-Sharing Case Study- Yellowstone National Park and the Diversa Corporation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This case study gives an in depth overview of the Yellowstone National Park and Diversa Corporation "Cooperative Research and Development Agreements" (CRADA), as a submission to the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Microbial Diversity of Marine and Terrestrial Thermal Springs part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This resource is a compilation of tables that describe the geographic, physical, and metabolic ranges of a variety of extremophilic bacteria based on taxonomic groupings. This information is from ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Extremophiles part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is the home page for Extremophiles, a sub group of the Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Groningen whose main interests concern transport phenomena across the cytoplasmic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Picrophilus gen. nov., fam. nov.: a novel aerobic, heterotrophic, thermoacidophilic genus and family comprising archaea capable of growth around pH 0. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific paper reports the discovery of two novel species of a genus of thermophilic, heterotrophic, aerobic archaea that grow under extremely acidic conditions. These species were isolated ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biofilms
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot, Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Microbiology of acidic, geothermal springs of Montserrat: environmental rDNA analysis. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific paper describes the microbial diversity found in water and sediment samples taken from acidic, geothermal pools on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. Sampling sites included low-, ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Extremely Hot
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Deinococcus geothermalis part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Site describes the radiation resistant microbe Deinococcus geothermalis and a close relative. Included in the web page is a list of References. The site also has links to other aspect of the microbe ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Rubrobacter xylanophilus part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site features the microbe Rubrobacter xylanophilus. This organism was found to be extremely gamma-radiation resistant. This organism was also found to be slightly thermophilic. The DNA of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Extreme Environments: High Radiation, Extremely Hot, Anhydrous
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Phylogenetic Analysis of the Hyperthermophilic Pink Filament Community in Octopus Spring, Yellowstone National Park part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports the molecular phylogenetic approach used to analyze a microbial community associated with the 84 to 88 degrees C outflow from Octopus Spring. The authors perform ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Microscopy, Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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