Archaea: salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans

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2010.
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Looks at the archaea domain, providing information and examples of species from the three major phyla, as well as information about why so little is known about this diverse domain.
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9780778753872
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display_description Some Archaea thrive in extreme places around the planet such as in thermal pools, hot vents at the bottom of the sea, extremely salty water, and even in underground oil reserves. Others are found in the intestines of animals and in plankton, tiny organisms that form a feeding reserve for larger marine life. Once grouped with bacteria, the DNA of this fascinating group is sufficiently different that scientists have proposed that they should have a sixth kingdom of their own. This book examines the three main divisions into which members of the diverse Archaea kingdom are grouped according to their unusual biology. It also explains why little in general is known about them, and why further classification of Archaea is so difficult.
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subject_facet Archaebacteria, Archaebacteria -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents What are archaeans? -- Biology of archaeans -- Sulfur-lovers -- Recyclers -- Methane-makers and other euryarchaeota -- Slat-lovers -- Newly discovered archaeans.
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title Archaea : salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans
title_alt Salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans.
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title_sort archaea salt-lovers, methane-makers, thermophiles, and other archaeans
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