Extremophiles Handbook

Editors: Horikoshi, K., Antranikian, G., Bull, A.T., Robb, F.T., Stetter, K.O. (Eds.)

  • Presents a comprehensive overview on extremophiles research
  • Covers microbial life in the whole range of extreme environments
  • Written by leading experts in the field
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The Extremophiles 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.

Table of contents (59 chapters)

  • Prologue: Definition, Categories, Distribution, Origin and Evolution, Pioneering Studies, and Emerging Fields of Extremophiles

    Horikoshi, Koki (et al.)

    Pages 3-15

  • Introduction and History of Alkaliphiles

    Horikoshi, Koki

    Pages 19-26

  • Distribution and Diversity of Soda Lake Alkaliphiles

    Grant, William D. (et al.)

    Pages 27-54

  • Environmental Distribution and Taxonomic Diversity of Alkaliphiles

    Yumoto, Isao (et al.)

    Pages 55-79

  • Anaerobic Alkaliphiles and Alkaliphilic Poly-Extremophiles

    Wiegel, Juergen

    Pages 81-97

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Extremophiles Handbook
Editors
  • Koki Horikoshi
  • Garabed Antranikian
  • Alan T. Bull
  • Frank T. Robb
  • Karl O. Stetter
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright Holder
Springer
eReference ISBN
978-4-431-53898-1
Print ISBN
978-4-431-53897-4
Print + eBook ISBN
978-4-431-53899-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 608
Number of Illustrations and Tables
134 b/w illustrations, 106 illustrations in colour
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