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Halophile

halophiles

archaebacteria living in extremely salty enviornments such as the ocean and even in solid salt crystals


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Re: What kind of organism could this be?

... There is one additonal test that should clarify and that should be obvious if you look in Bergey's. Growth on MSA doesn't establish a bug as a halophile per se, just that it can grow in presence of higher salt concentrations (halotolerant). So staph may be halotolerant but are hardly halophiles. ...

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by SweetSarah
Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:27 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What kind of organism could this be?
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Re: What kind of organism could this be?

... There is one additonal test that should clarify and that should be obvious if you look in Bergey's. Growth on MSA doesn't establish a bug as a halophile per se, just that it can grow in presence of higher salt concentrations (halotolerant). So staph may be halotolerant but are hardly halophiles.

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What kind of organism could this be?
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... can tolerate low levels of oxygen Mesophilic – microbe requiring temps ranging from 20 C to 40 C Facultative – can live with or without something Halophile – require saline environment - so this is a rod shaped microbe that eats food and is able to survive in the presence of oxygen that grows ...

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by kkoehler36
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:25 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
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Halophiles

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halophile

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by mith
Sun Nov 04, 2007 11:47 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Halophiles
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