By Prasanti Babu, Anuj K. Chandel, Om V. Singh

Extremophiles are identified to thrive below harsh environmental stipulations. Many extremophilic bio-products are already used as life-saving medications. contemporary technological developments of structures biology have opened the door to discover those organisms anew as resources of goods that would turn out beneficial in scientific, environmental and drug development.

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1007/978-3-319-12808-5_4 37 38 4 Challenges in Advancing Extremophiles for Therapeutic … use extremophiles in therapeutic applications, various species must be studied in the extreme environmental conditions where they live. ) for scientists, however beneficial the extremophiles may be (Mantelli 2003; Asker et al. 2011). Irwin and Baird (2004) reported that protein function and structure are important indicators of potential therapeutic applications. However, further research is needed to explore the properties and uses of the enzymes derived from the proteins and their corresponding extremophiles.

Am J Microbiol Res 2:94–104 Gabani P, Singh OV (2013) Radiation-resistant extremophiles and their potential in biotechnology and therapeutics. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 97:993–1004 48 References Garcia-Descalzo L, Alcazar A, Baquero F et al (2013) Biotechnological applications of coldadapted bacteria. In: Singh OV (ed) Extremophiles—Sustainable resources and biotechnological implications. Wiley, Hoboken, pp 159–174 Georlette D, Damien B, Blaise V et al (2003) Structural and functional adaptations to extreme temperatures in psychrophilic, mesophilic and thermophilic DNA ligases.

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