During this exact factor overview articles summarize the main amazing good points of microorganisms which may continue to exist below severe stipulations. those microorganisms are tailored to dwelling at a hundred° C in volcanic springs, at low temperatures within the chilly polar seas, at excessive strain within the deep sea, at very high and low pH values (pH 0-1 or pH 10-11), or at very excessive salt concentrations (35%). the most recent findings at the molecular biology and the protein constitution of those unique organisms are provided. additionally, the capability purposes of extremophiles are reviewed, together with the construction of enzymes, suitable solutes and using those extremophiles within the degradation of xenobiotics.

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