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Literally, salt loving: able to survive in environments with high ionic strength such as salt lakes.

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... term) ... I do have an answer however .... A microbiologist describes an organism as a chemoheterotrophic aerotolerant, mesophilic, facultatively halophilic bacillus. Describe the organism’s metabolic and structural features in plain English. Chemoheterotrophs – use organic compounds for energy ...

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by kkoehler36
Sun Mar 06, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help
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Halophilic bacteria growth

How at the cellular level does salt concen affect halophilic bacterial growth? I've come up with only a little bit, but I need more ... - at optimum the Na+ ions make the cell membrane stronger and increase Na+ depend. active transport and movement--> ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:43 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Halophilic bacteria growth
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Help! Help! who could help me to design a expriment ?

how can i isolate certain halophilic organisms which are able to decompose proteins ? Thank so much!

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by zhangxh66
Sun Dec 02, 2007 2:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help! Help! who could help me to design a expriment ?
Replies: 3
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how do halophytes tolerate salty environments?

... in the soil environment; K.K. Tanji. 3. Salinity, halophytes and salt affected natural ecosystems; S.-W. Breckle. B: Organisms. 4. Adaptation of halophilic Archaea to life at high salt concentrations; A. Oren. 5. Adaptation of the haloterant alga Dunaliella to high salinity; U. Pick. 6. Mangroves; ...

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by Linn
Wed Nov 22, 2006 11:47 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: how do halophytes tolerate salty environments?
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take home quiz

... her prove you have a least made some researche, i.e. tell us what you think and why (not just randomly highlighting one answer...) 1. D because halophilic describes extremeophilies that can thrive in harsh conditions. and i didnt know what spirochete was so i looked it up and well i dont think ...

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by canalon
Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:12 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: take home quiz
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