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thermophile

 [ther´mo-fīl]
a microorganism that grows best at elevated temperatures. adj., adj thermophil´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Markl, "Determination of the kinetic parameters during continuous cultivation of the lipase-producing thermophile Bacillus sp.
Satyanarayana, "Bioprocess for the production of recombinant HAP phytase of the thermophilic mold Sporotrichum thermophile and its structural and biochemical characteristics," International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, vol.
Insight into structure and assembly of the nuclear pore complex by utilizing the genome of a eukaryotic thermophile. Cell, 146: 277-289
Christakopoulos, "Biodegradation of indole at high concentration by persolvent fermentation with the thermophilic fungus Sporotrichum thermophile," International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, vol.
In the meanwhile, the common examples of white rot fungi are Phanerochaete chrysosporium, Sporotrichum thermophile and Trametesversicolor[19].
The two species were selected because one is a hyperthermophile, meaning it thrives under extremely hot temperatures, and the other is a thermophile, which thrives under warm temperatures.
Key words: Extracellular amylase, Bacillus licheniformis 208, Optimization, hotspring, Thermophile, glucose starvation.
We also saw that coffee plants on sun plantations were attacked by thermophile termites, destroying the protective coffee tree bark, which drastically reduced the longevity and productivity of the coffee plants," said Classen.
Satyanarayana, "Thermostable [alpha]-amylase production by an extreme thermophile Bacillus thermooleovorans," Letters in Applied Microbiology, vol.
van Heerden, "A thioredoxin reductase-like protein from the thermophile, Thermus scotoductus SA-01, displaying iron reductase activity," FEMS Microbiology Letters, vol.