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Screening and isolation of halophilic bacteria producing extracellular hydrolyses from Howz Soltan Lake, Iran
Screening of bacteria from different areas of Howz Soltan playa, a hypersaline lake in the central desert zone of Iran, led to the isolation of 231 moderately halophilic bacteria, which were able toExpand
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Production of amylase by newly isolated moderate halophile, Halobacillus sp. strain MA-2.
Production of extracellular amylase was demonstrated under stress conditions of high temperature and high salinity in aerobically cultivated culture of a newly isolated moderately halophilicExpand
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Decolorization of textile azo dyes by newly isolated halophilic and halotolerant bacteria.
Studies were carried out on the decolorization of textile azo dyes by newly isolated halophilic and halotolerant bacteria. Among the 27 strains of halophilic and halotolerant bacteria isolated fromExpand
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Evaluation of hexavalent chromium reduction by chromate-resistant moderately halophile, Nesterenkonia sp. strain MF2
Abstract A Gram-positive moderately halophilic chromate reducing bacterial strain was isolated from effluents of tanneries, and identified as Nesterenkonia sp. strain MF2 by phenotypicExpand
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Salinibacter iranicus sp. nov. and Salinibacter luteus sp. nov., isolated from a salt lake, and emended descriptions of the genus Salinibacter and of Salinibacter ruber.
Two Gram-staining-negative, red- and orange-pigmented, non-motile, rod-shaped, extremely halophilic bacteria, designated strains CB7(T) and DGO(T), were isolated from Aran-Bidgol salt lake, Iran.Expand
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Halobacillus karajensis sp. nov., a novel moderate halophile.
A moderately halophilic, gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium was isolated from surface saline soil of the Karaj region, Iran. The strain, designated MA-2T, was strictly aerobic with rod-shapedExpand
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Isolation and characterization of a novel native Bacillus strain capable of degrading diesel fuel
The ability of native bacteria to utilize diesel fuel as the sole carbon and energy source was investigated in this research. Ten bacterial strains were isolated from the oil refinery field inExpand
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Purification and biochemical characterization of a novel SDS and surfactant stable, raw starch digesting, and halophilic α-amylase from a moderately halophilic bacterium, Nesterenkonia sp. strain F
Abstract An extracellular halophilic α-amylase from Nesterenkonia sp. strain F was purified to homogeneity by 80% ethanol precipitation, Q-Sepharose anion exchange and Sephacryl S-200 gel filtrationExpand
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Purification and characterization of an extracellular haloalkaline protease produced by the moderately halophilic bacterium, Salinivibrio sp. strain AF-2004
Abstract Among several strains of moderately halophilic bacteria that were isolated from various areas in Iran, strain AF-2004 was selected as the best producer of extracellular protease and was usedExpand
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Purification and characterization of an organic-solvent-tolerant halophilic α-amylase from the moderately halophilic Nesterenkonia sp. strain F
A halophilic α-amylase produced by Nesterenkonia sp. strain F was purified to homogeneity by 80% ethanol precipitation, Q-Sepharose anion exchange, and Sephacryl S-200 gel filtration chromatography.Expand
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