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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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The sides of the blebs formed the endoplasmic reticulum and their inner surfaces formed the outer membrane of the nucleus, with the original outer membrane of the archaeon becoming what we now call the inner nuclear membrane.
Temperature- SDS-, and pH-induced conformational changes in protein disulfide oxidoreductase from the archaeon pyrococcusfuriosus: a dynamic simulation and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic study.
The organism, a hyperthermophilic archaeon and the only known archaeal parasite, was discovered in a submarine hydrothermal vent in the Kolbeinsey ridge, north of Iceland.
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.
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.
Tourna M, Stieglmeier M, Spang A, Konneke M, Schintlmeister A, Urich T, Engel M, Schloter M, Wagner M, Richter A, Sehleper C (2011) Nitrososphaera viennensis, an ammonia oxidizing archaeon from soil.
2007, "Effect of organic solvents on the activity and stability of an extracellular protease secreted by the haloalkaliphilic archaeon Natrialba magadii," J.
The fact that the complete genome of one Dead Sea archaeon (Haloarcula marismortui) is already known [7], and a second genome (Haloferax volcanii) will soon be published, will be very helpful here.
To investigate how one human-gut bacterium interacts with the most common human-gut archaeon, microbiologists Jeffrey I.
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