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  • n. Plural form of halophile.


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  • With the recent discovery of salt on Mars by the Phoenix Lander, I foresee the potential for halophiles within caves to become another possibility for life.

    Next Generation: Water Found in Earth's Driest Place

  • Strictly anaerobic halophiles isolated from canned Swedish fermented herring.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • However, pickle-cured fish are free of growths of halophiles, because these organisms are aerobic, and the brine of pickle-cured fish does not contain sufficient oxygen to support their growth.

    5 Fish Processing and Preservation

  • He is well known for his work on gas vesicles and halophiles, among other topics.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • I figured they would bend the light and highlight the colonies of halophiles living inside.


  • Now, you get both the translucent and transparent qualities of both the crystals and halophiles from one light source.


  • But the translucence of the crystals isn't really happening for me, and there is no relief showing the internal imperfections in which the halophiles are growing.


  • Those tardigrades and halophiles can only be the way they are now, because that's how they were Created, and macroevolution doesn't happen.

    Planet Atheism

  • However, only a very few extreme halophiles able to grow optimally under alkaline conditions as well as at elevated temperatures have been isolated so far.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • Bacterial microorganisms that grow optimally at Na+ concentrations of 1.7 M, or the equivalent of 10% (w/v) NaCl, and greater are considered to be extreme halophiles.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles


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