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thermophile

 [ther´mo-fīl]
a microorganism that grows best at elevated temperatures. adj., adj thermophil´ic.

ther·mo·phile

, thermophil (ther'mō-fīl, -fil),
An organism that thrives at a temperature of 50°C or higher.
[thermo- + G. phileō, to love]

thermophile

(thûr′mə-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, such as certain bacteria, requiring temperatures between 45°C and 80°C to thrive.

ther′mo·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.

ther·mo·phile

, thermophil (thĕr'mō-fīl, -fil)
Any organism that thrives at a temperature of 50°C or higher.
[thermo- + G. phileō, to love]
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(1987) In vitro mutated [beta] subunits from the [F.sub.1]-ATPase of the thermophilic bacterium, PS3, containing glutamine in place of glutamic acid in positions 190 or 201 assembles with the [alpha] and [gamma] subunits to produce inactive complexes.
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a new thermophilic bacterium isolated from a continental oil reservoir.
nov., a new thermophilic bacterium isolated from a high temperature petroleum reservoir, and the validation of the Geobacillus species.
A thermophilic bacterium that could grow within the temperature range of 45-70 oC had been isolated [20].
Characterization of a recombinant [beta]-glucosidase from the thermophilic bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus.
nov., a new thermophilic bacterium isolated from a high-temperature petroleum reservoir, and the validation of the Geobacillus species.
Since, Thiobacillus thermosulfatus showed optimum growth in medium-A supplemented with sulfur derivatives at 50[degrees]C and pH-5.6, the bacterium is concluded to be a chemolithotrophic, facultatively autotrophic, acidophilic, moderately thermophilic bacterium.
Rockefeller University (New York, NY) has patented an isolated DNA molecule from a thermophilic bacterium which encodes a DNA polymerase III-type enzyme subunit.
Characterization of a novel hydrolytic enzyme producing Thermophilic bacterium isolated from the hot spring of Azad Kashmir-Pakistan.