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hyperthermophile

(hī′pər-thûr′mə-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, such as certain bacteria and archaea, requiring temperatures of 80°C (176°F) or higher to thrive.

hy′per·ther′mo·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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Clemson research with hyperthermophilic bacterium Thermotoga neapolitana has shown that a variety of organic carbon and nitrogen compounds and raw agricultural wastes can be effectively fermented to hydrogen gas with high efficiency.
THE HYPERTHERMOPHILIC MICROBIOLOGICAL POPULATIONS OF SUBTERRANEAN
Geographic barriers isolate endemic population of hyperthermophilic Archaea".
Pyruvate kinase of the hyperthermophilic crenarchaeote Thermoproteus tenax: physiological role and phylogenetic aspects.
Those few types of hyperthermophilic microbes that can form HzS at temperatures up to 110[degrees]C appear to be very rare and they do not normally occur and/or metabolize in geologic settings that are otherwise conducive to BSR.
At hydrothermal vents, volcanic heat has created an environment in which hyperthermophilic (super-heat-loving) microbes thrive.
Scientists identified a thermostable hydrolizing enzyme, b-glycosidase, from genetically modified hyperthermophilic Archea Sulfolobus solfataricus and Pyrococcus furiosus that grew in continuous fermentors.
The complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophilic, sulfate-reducing archaeon Archaoglobus fulgidus.
When the scientists sequenced the genome of the hyperthermophilic bacterium Thermotoga maritima, they found that 24 percent of its genes were most similar to known archaea genes.
Gold's book encompasses two general theses: 1) that the majority of Earth's hydrocarbons were entrapped during the coalescence of pre-planetary materials (not the metamorphic remains of past biomass), and 2) that these hydrocarbons provide the food source for a vast underground biosphere consisting of hyperthermophilic, hyperbarophilic microorganisms.
A bioreactor for studying hyperthermophilic organisms (high-temperature dwellers) permits the growth of organisms at temperatures in excess of 100 [degrees] C.