By Antonio Ventosa, Aharon Oren, Yanhe Ma

This publication provides the most recent leads to the exploration of halophilic micro organism, archaea, fungi and viruses. uncomplicated and molecular facets in addition to attainable biotechnological purposes of halophiles are highlighted through major scientists. themes comprise: the relatives Halomonadaceae; the hypersaline lakes of internal Mongolia ; Salinibacter ruber - from genomics to microevolution and ecology; theimpact of lipidomics at the microbial global of hypersaline environments; molecular mechanisms of model to excessive salt focus within the black yeast Hortaea werneckii; viruses in hypersaline environments; initiation and law of translation in halophilic Archaea; protein delivery into and throughout haloarchaeal cytoplasmic membranes; protein glycosylation in Haloferax volcanii; the impact of anoxic stipulations and temperature on gasoline vesicle formation in Halobacterium salinarum; halophiles uncovered to a number of stressors; mobile changes of Bacillus subtilis to fluctuating salinities; the character and serve as of carotenoids in Halobacillus halophilus; xanthorhodopsin; enzymatic biomass degradation by way of halophilic microorganisms; and enzymes from halophilic Archaea.

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1 Neighbour-joining phylogenetic tree, based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence comparison, showing the phylogenetic relationship among members of the family Halomonadaceae. 3 Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Biotechnological Interest of the Family 33 In the meanwhile, a new genus and 11 new species have been proposed within the family Halomonadaceae: Aidingimonas halophila (bearing a 95% or lower 16S rRNA sequence similarity with respect to the other members of the family; Wang et al. 9% 16S rRNA sequence similarity with Cobetia marina; Kim et al.

Anticariensis, H. campaniensis, H. campisalis, H. cerina, H. cupida, H. daqingensis, H. denitrificans, H. desiderata, H. gudaonensis, H. halocynthiae, H. halodenitrificans, H. halodurans, H. kenyensis, H. korlensis, H. kribbensis, H. lutea, H. mongoliensis, H. muralis, H. pacifica, H. pantelleriensis, H. saccharevitans, H. salaria, H. salifodinae, H. shengliensis, H. taeanensis, and H. ventosae) did not appear clearly included into either of these two phylogenetic groups. 7% among them. 5%) as to justify their placement in a single genus.

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