Archaeal tetraether lipids

  title={Archaeal tetraether lipids},
  author={Michael J Hanford and Tonya L Peeples},
  journal={Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology},
The extremely stable biomolecules manufactured by organisms from extreme environments are of great scientific and engineering interest in the development of robust and stable industrial biocatalysts. Identification of molecules that impart stability under extremes will also have a profound impact on our understanding of cellular survival. This review discusses isolation and characterization of archaeal tetraethers as well as target technologies for tetraether lipid application. The isolation… 
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