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Xylanolytic enzymes from fungi and bacteria.
The development of new analytical techniques and the commercial availability of new substrates have led to the purification and characterization of a large number of xylan-degrading enzymes.Expand
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Keratin Degradation by Fervidobacterium pennavorans, a Novel Thermophilic Anaerobic Species of the Order Thermotogales.
From a hot spring of the Azores islands a novel thermophilic bacterium belonging to the Thermotogales order was isolated. This strain, which grows optimally at 70(deg)C and pH 6.5, is the first knownExpand
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Starch-hydrolyzing enzymes from thermophilic archaea and bacteria.
Extremophlic microorganisms have developed a variety of molecular strategies in order to survive in harsh conditions. For the utilization of natural polymeric substrates such as starch, a number ofExpand
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Alicyclobacillus hesperidum sp. nov. and a related genomic species from solfataric soils of São Miguel in the Azores.
Several acidophilic, slightly thermophilic or thermophilic Gram-positive isolates were recovered from solfataric soil at Furnas on the Island of São Miguel in the Azores. Phylogenetic analysis of theExpand
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Purification and properties of an enantioselective and thermoactive amidase from the thermophilic actinomycete Pseudonocardia thermophila
A constitutively expressed thermoactive amidase from the thermophilic actinomycete Pseudonocardia thermophila was purified to homogeneity by applying hydrophobic interaction, anion exchange and gelExpand
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Naphthalene Degradation and Incorporation of Naphthalene-Derived Carbon into Biomass by the ThermophileBacillus thermoleovorans
ABSTRACT The thermophilic aerobic bacterium Bacillus thermoleovorans Hamburg 2 grows at 60°C on naphthalene as the sole source of carbon and energy. In batch cultures, an effective substrateExpand
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Enzymatic production of cyclodextrins
Abstract. Cyclodextrins (CD) are enzymatically modified starches with a wide range of applications in food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries, agriculture and environmental engineering. They areExpand
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Degradation of crude oil by an arctic microbial consortium
The ability of a psychrotolerant microbial consortium to degrade crude oil at low temperatures was investigated. The enriched arctic microbial community was also tested for its ability to utilizeExpand
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Industrial relevance of thermophilic Archaea.
The dramatic increase of newly isolated extremophilic microorganisms, analysis of their genomes and investigations of their enzymes by academic and industrial laboratories demonstrate the greatExpand
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Fermentation of extremophilic microorganisms
Abstract The cultivation of the hyperthermophile Pyrococcus furiosus , the thermoacidophile Sulfolobus shibatae and the halophile Marinococcus M52 in dialysis membrane reactors resulted in cellExpand
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