archaeon


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archaeon

(är′kē-ŏn′)
n. pl. ar·chaea (-kē-ə)
Any of various prokaryotic microorganisms of the domain Archaea, being genetically distinct from bacteria and often living in habitats with extreme environmental conditions such as high temperature or salinity. Also called archaebacterium.
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2002) Genetic analysis of the archaeon Methanosarcina barkeri Fusaro reveals a central role for Ech hydrogenase and ferredoxin in methanogenesis and carbon fixation.
Temperature- SDS-, and pH-induced conformational changes in protein disulfide oxidoreductase from the archaeon pyrococcusfuriosus: a dynamic simulation and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic study.
A ubiquitous thermoacidophilic archaeon from deep-sea hydrothermal vents.
Scientists succeeded in cultivating square salt-loving bacteria called Walsby's square archaeon.
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Complete genome sequence of the methanogenic archaeon, Methanococcus jannaschii.
Three genes (SS1, SS7, and SS9) from the Archaeon Sulfolobus sulfataricus were studied to ascertain which protein they each coded for and a minor characterization of the proteins.
A number of microorganisms, including the archaeon M.
The complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophilic, sulfate-reducing archaeon Archaoglobus fulgidus.
Recent studies suggest that the evolution of the first eukaryotic organism might have resulted from the fusion of genomes from a bacterium and an archaeon.
a haloalkaliphilic archaeon isolated from a soda lake in China.
The genome search of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrobaculum calidifontis revealed the presence of an open reading frame Pcal_1616 encoding for a type II pullulanase hydrolase.