Halophile
Halophiles are organisms that thrive in high salt concentrations. They are a type of extremophile organism. The name comes from the Greek word for "salt-loving". While most halophiles are classified...
Haloquadratum
Haloquadratum ("salt square") is a genus of the family Halobacteriaceae. The first species to be identified in this group, Haloquadratum walsbyi, is highly unusual since its cells are shaped like flat...
Halobacterium
In taxonomy, Halobacterium is a genus of the Halobacteriaceae.The genus Halobacterium ("salt" or "ocean bacterium") consists of several species of archaea with an aerobic metabolism which require an e...
Spirochaeta americana
Spirochaeta americana is a relatively newly discovered single-celled extremophile. This haloalkaliphilic and obligately anaerobic bacterium can be found in the bleach-like highly alkaline, salty, deep...
Spirochaeta americana - Wikipedia
Bacterial taxonomy
The hierarchy of biological classification's eight major taxonomic ranks. Intermediate minor rankings are not shown.Bacterial taxonomy is the taxonomy, i.e. the rank-based classification, of bacter...
GFAJ-1
GFAJ-1 is a strain of rod-shaped bacteria in the family Halomonadaceae. It is an extremophile. It was isolated from the hypersaline and alkaline Mono Lake in eastern California by geobiologist Felisa ...
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Halobacteria
In taxonomy, the Halobacteria (also Halomebacteria) are a class of the Euryarchaeota, found in water saturated or nearly saturated with salt. Halobacteria are now recognized as archaea, rather than ba...
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Halobacterium salinarum
Halobacterium salinarum is an extremely halophilic marine Gram-negative obligate aerobic archaeon. Despite its name, this microorganism is not a bacterium, but rather a member of the domain Archaea. ...
Halobacterium salinarum - Wikipedia