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The Genome Sequence of the Metal-Mobilizing, Extremely Thermoacidophilic Archaeon Metallosphaera sedula Provides Insights into Bioleaching-Associated Metabolism
ABSTRACT Despite their taxonomic description, not all members of the order Sulfolobales are capable of oxidizing reduced sulfur species, which, in addition to iron oxidation, is a desirable trait ofExpand
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Extremely thermophilic microorganisms for biomass conversion: status and prospects.
Many microorganisms that grow at elevated temperatures are able to utilize a variety of carbohydrates pertinent to the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to bioenergy. The range of substratesExpand
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Microbial biochemistry, physiology, and biotechnology of hyperthermophilic Thermotoga species.
High-throughput sequencing of microbial genomes has allowed the application of functional genomics methods to species lacking well-developed genetic systems. For the model hyperthermophile ThermotogaExpand
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Purification and characterization of extremely thermostable beta-mannanase, beta-mannosidase, and alpha-galactosidase from the hyperthermophilic eubacterium Thermotoga neapolitana 5068.
Thermostable and thermoactive beta-mannanase (1,4-beta-D-mannan mannanohydrolase [EC 3.2.1.78]), beta-mannosidase (beta-D-mannopyranoside hydrolase [EC 3.2.1.25]) and alpha-galactosidaseExpand
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Hydrogenomics of the Extremely Thermophilic Bacterium Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus
ABSTRACT Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticus is an extremely thermophilic, gram-positive anaerobe which ferments cellulose-, hemicellulose- and pectin-containing biomass to acetate, CO2, andExpand
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Phylogenetic, Microbiological, and Glycoside Hydrolase Diversities within the Extremely Thermophilic, Plant Biomass-Degrading Genus Caldicellulosiruptor
ABSTRACT Phylogenetic, microbiological, and comparative genomic analyses were used to examine the diversity among members of the genus Caldicellulosiruptor, with an eye toward the capacity of theseExpand
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An expression-driven approach to the prediction of carbohydrate transport and utilization regulons in the hyperthermophilic bacterium Thermotoga maritima.
Comprehensive analysis of genome-wide expression patterns during growth of the hyperthermophilic bacterium Thermotoga maritima on 14 monosaccharide and polysaccharide substrates was undertaken withExpand
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Global analysis of carbohydrate utilization by Lactobacillus acidophilus using cDNA microarrays.
The transport and catabolic machinery involved in carbohydrate utilization by Lactobacillus acidophilus was characterized genetically by using whole-genome cDNA microarrays. Global transcriptionalExpand
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Comparison of a β-Glucosidase and a β-Mannosidase from the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus
Two distinct exo-acting, β-specific glycosyl hydrolases were purified to homogeneity from crude cell extracts of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus: a β-glucosidase, corresponding toExpand
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Heat Shock Response by the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus
ABSTRACT Collective transcriptional analysis of heat shock response in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus was examined by using a targeted cDNA microarray in conjunction with NorthernExpand
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