Acidophiles Life in Extremely Acidic Environments

Acidophiles: Life in Extremely Acidic Environments by Raquel Quatrini, D. Barrie Johnson
English | May 6th, 2016 | ISBN: 1910190330, 9781292154459 | 324 Pages | True PDF | 11.99 MB
Acidophiles are life-forms that grow preferentially in natural or man-made environments where the pH is well below seven. Together with other categories of extremophiles, they have greatly expanded our knowledge of the diversity of life, our understanding on how microorganisms can adapt to seemingly hostile situations, and provided scenarios for the possibility that life-forms may be found outside of our solar system.

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