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From Genes to Genomes: Beyond Biodiversity in Spain's Rio Tinto part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article reports the unexpectedly high eukaryotic phylogenetic diversity in Spain's Rio Tinto. Microbes of the Rio Tinto must be both acidophilic and tolerant of heavy metals to survive. ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Evolution:Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Acidic, Altered by Humans
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

Microbial Ecology of an Extreme Acidic Environment, the Tinto River part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This journal article analyzes the microbial ecology of the Rio Tinto, an extreme environment with a rather constant acidic pH and high concentration of heavy metals. Molecular ecology techniques are ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Biology, :Molecular , Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Aqueous Solutions, Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods
Resource Type: Scientific Resources, :Research Results
Extreme Environments: Acidic
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), 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)

World Index of Molecular Visualization Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a very inclusive site for 3-D viewing of biological molecules and their interactions. There are many links in this site for the modeling and visualizing of proteins and other biologically ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution:Bioinformatics
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools, Scientific Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Computer Applications
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), Middle (6-8), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Glacial lake hides bacteria part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article highlights the published work of a geomicrobiology research team led by Eric Gaidos from the University of Hawaii and Brian Lanoil, from the University of California, Riverside. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Metabolism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Research Results, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

Leg 201 Preliminary Report: Controls on Microbial Communities in Deeply Buried Sediments, Eastern Equatorial Pacific and Peru Margin part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This text is the preliminary report of the Ocean Drilling Program Leg 201, which was the first ocean drilling expedition dedicated to the study of life deep beneath the seafloor. Its seven sites were ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Diversity, Diversity:Censuses, Geoscience:Oceanography:Biological, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Organic and Biochemistry, Geochemical Analysis, Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geochemistry:Acid/Base Reactions, Aqueous Solutions, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geochemistry:Stable Isotopes, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Extreme Environments: High Pressure
Ocean Environments: Deep Sea Floor/Abyssal
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Graduate/Professional

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)

Genome sequence of Picrophilus torridus and its implications for life around pH 0. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific paper describes the Picrophilaceae, which are the most acidophilic organisms known and amazingly, are able to grow at negative pH values. The authors deduce several features that may ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Acidic
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)