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Biology of Moderately Halophilic Aerobic Bacteria
SUMMARY The moderately halophilic heterotrophic aerobic bacteria form a diverse group of microorganisms. The property of halophilism is widespread within the bacterial domain. Bacterial halophilesExpand
Bioenergetic Aspects of Halophilism
  • A. Oren
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews
  • 1 June 1999
SUMMARY Examinination of microbial diversity in environments of increasing salt concentrations indicates that certain types of dissimilatory metabolism do not occur at the highest salinities.Expand
Proposed Minimal Standards for Description of New Taxa in the Order Halobacteriales
In accordance with Recommendation 30b of the International Code of Nomenclature of Bacteria, which calls for the development of minimal standards for describing new species, we propose minimalExpand
Microbial life at high salt concentrations: phylogenetic and metabolic diversity
  • A. Oren
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Saline systems
  • 15 April 2008
Halophiles are found in all three domains of life. Within the Bacteria we know halophiles within the phyla Cyanobacteria, Proteobacteria, Firmicutes, Actinobacteria, Spirochaetes, and Bacteroidetes.Expand
Diversity of halophilic microorganisms: Environments, phylogeny, physiology, and applications
  • A. Oren
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Journal of Industrial Microbiology and…
  • 2002
The phylogenetic diversity of microorganisms living at high salt concentrations is surprising. Halophiles are found in each of the three domains: Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya. The metabolicExpand
A proposed genus boundary for the prokaryotes based on genomic insights.
Genomic information has already been applied to prokaryotic species definition and classification. However, the contribution of the genome sequence to prokaryotic genus delimitation has been lessExpand
Proposed minimal standards for the use of genome data for the taxonomy of prokaryotes.
Advancement of DNA sequencing technology allows the routine use of genome sequences in the various fields of microbiology. The information held in genome sequences proved to provide objective andExpand
Salinibacter ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel, extremely halophilic member of the Bacteria from saltern crystallizer ponds.
Five brightly red-pigmented, motile, rod-shaped, extremely halophilic bacteria were isolated from saltern crystallizer ponds in Alicante (two strains) and Mallorca (three strains), Spain. They grewExpand
Halophilic Microorganisms and their Environments
  • A. Oren
  • Biology
  • Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and…
  • 31 August 2002
Dedication. Table of Contents. Foreword J. Seckbach. Preface. Comments on Prokaryote Nomenclature and Salt Concentration Units. Section 1. An Historical Survey. 1. Halophilic Microorganisms in theirExpand
Thermodynamic limits to microbial life at high salt concentrations.
  • A. Oren
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Environmental microbiology
  • 1 August 2011
Life at high salt concentrations is energetically expensive. The upper salt concentration limit at which different dissimilatory processes occur in nature appears to be determined to a large extentExpand
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