psychrophile


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psy·chro·phile

 (sī′krō-fīl′)
n.
Any of various organisms, especially certain archaea, bacteria, and fungi, that thrive at low temperatures between about 10°C and 20°C.

psy′chro·phil′ic (-fĭl′ĭk) adj.
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Deming, "Purification, characterization and sequencing of an extracellular cold-active aminopeptidase produced by marine psychrophile Colwellia psychrerythraea strain 34H," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
The results indicated that strain Y-9 is the heterotrophic nitrifying-aerobic denitrifying psychrophile bacteria and could quickly remove high concentration ammonium in wastewater.
Deming, "Purification, characterization, and sequencing of an extracellular cold-active aminopeptidase produced by marine psychrophile Colwellia psychrerythraea strain 34H," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
[16] reported that the combination of CO pretreatment and vacuum packaging can improve the color stability of beef, but there is adverse effect on the antimicrobial status; the aerobic psychrophiles and anaerobic psychrophiles come up to 7 log CFU/g.
Choorit and Wisarnwan (2007) have described the temperature of anaerobic microorganism to be categorized into psychrophiles (<20degC), mesophiles (25-37degC) and thermophiles (55-65degC).
Biotechnological uses of enzymes from psychrophiles. Microb Biotechnol 2011; 4(4): 449-60.
Outside the Deinococci species, the best studied Csps come from the mesophile Escherichia coli, although putative Csps have been identified from psychrophiles, mesophiles, and thermophiles [13].
However, psychrophiles were not detected till 7th day of refrigeration storage.
The low temperature adapted inoculum can enhance the startup and digestion operation as it may contain psychrophiles and mesophilic bacteria acclimatized on psychrophilic temperatures.
Psychrophilic count: Psychrophilic microbes were not detected on 0 day of storage either in control or treatment product, which was probably due to destruction of psychrophiles during cooking (Table 4).
Extremophiles can be classified into thermophiles, psychrophiles, acidophiles, alkaliphiles, halophiles, and others [6].