psychrophilic


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psychrophilic

 [si″kro-fil´ik]
fond of cold; said of bacteria that grow best in the cold (15° – 20°C).

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik),
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophilic

/psy·chro·phil·ic/ (-fil´ik) fond of cold; said of bacteria growing best in the cold (15°–20°C).

psy·chro·phil·ic

(sī'krō-fil'ik)
Pertaining to a psychrophile.
[psychro- + G. phileō, to love]

psychrophilic

fond of cold; said of bacteria that grow best in the cold (40-68°F; 5-20°C).

cryophilic, psychrophilic

preferring or growing best at low temperatures.
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2002) but the use of psychrophilic (less than 20C) anaerobic digestion (PAD) is scarce (Dhaked et al.
Lettinga G, Rebac S, Zeeman G (2001) Challenge of psychrophilic anaerobic wastewater treatment.
The abattoir source of culturable psychrophilic Clostridium spp.
In light of reactionary temperatures we can divide anaerobic processes, according to optimal temperature for microorganism to psychrophilic (5-30[degrees]C), mesophilic (3040[degrees]C), thermophilic (45-60[degrees]C) and extremely thermophilic (up 60[degrees]C).
Isolation and characterization of novel psychrophilic, neutrophilic, Fe-oxidizing, chemolithoautotrophic [alpha]- and [gamma]-Proteobacteria from the Deep Sea.
Stimulation of psychrophilic methanation with a septic tank biological activator.
Dague RR, Banick GC, Ellis TG (1998) Anaerobic sequencing batch reactor treatment of dilute wastewater al psychrophilic temperatures.
of the Foodborne and Diarrheal Disease Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that for four months at the Bil Mar plant, between 67% and 92% of the samples tested from equipment and surfaces were positive for psychrophilic organisms.
While psychrophilic microorganisms began to increase from sixth day of storage ([10.
Schmidt's (1963) analysis of fecal pellets from 15 Arctic ground squirrels (Spermophilus parryii) documented a 1000 fold increase in psychrophilic bacteria (microbes exhibiting an optimum temperature of 15[degrees]C and an inability to grow above 20[degrees]C) and a 1000 fold reduction in coliform bacteria, while numbers of enterococci remained rather constant.
These include psychrophilic organisms, which live in near-freezing water; halophiles, which inhabit high-salt marine environments such as the Dead Sea; and barophilic organisms, which live in high-pressure areas such as at the bottom of the ocean.