archeobacteria


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Noun1.archeobacteria - considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algaearcheobacteria - considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae
moneran, moneron - organisms that typically reproduce by asexual budding or fission and whose nutritional mode is absorption or photosynthesis or chemosynthesis
division Archaebacteria - in some classifications considered a kingdom
methanogen - archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane; a source of natural gas
halophil, halophile - archaebacteria requiring a salt-rich environment for growth and survival
thermoacidophile - archaebacteria that thrive in strongly acidic environments at high temperatures
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Globins or globin-like genes have been described in all kingdoms, including Archeobacteria, Protozoa, and Plantae (Weber and Vinogradov, 2001), and probably in all tissues of higher animals (Burmester et al., 2002; Trent and Hargrove, 2002).
Belyaev, "Oxidation of petroleum hydrocarbons by extremely halophilic archeobacteria," Mikrobiologiya, vol.
In all organisms examined, from Archeobacteria to humans, temperature elevation above the normal physiological temperature leads to a heat shock response, which consists of a profound alteration of gene expression (Morimoto et al.