extremophile


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ex·tre·mo·phile

 (ĭk-strē′mə-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms that require extreme conditions of temperature, pressure, or chemical concentration, as in very cold or salty environments, in order to thrive.

extremophile

(ɪkˈstrɛməˌfaɪl)
n
(Microbiology) a microbe that lives in an environment once thought to be uninhabitable, for example in boiling or frozen water
Translations
ekstremofiili
extrêmophile
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Let me think about your question after you define this idea of the extremophile more.
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For instance, the use of non-aqueous solutions increases the substrate spectrum and the application of enzymes from extremophile sources increases the robustness of the processes and the choice of reaction conditions.
towards simulated Mars conditions --a model test for survival capacity of an eukaryotic extremophile.