Polar microbiology : life in a deep freeze /

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Imprint:Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2012.
Description:1 online resource (xiii, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), color map
Subject:Extreme environments -- Microbiology.
Microbial ecology -- Polar regions.
Microbiology -- Research -- Polar regions.
Microbiological Phenomena.
Cold Climate.
NATURE -- Ecology.
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Extreme environments -- Microbiology.
Microbial ecology.
Microbiology -- Research.
Antarctic Regions.
Arctic Regions.
Polar regions.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11302164
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Other authors / contributors:Miller, Robert V. (Robert Verne), 1945- editor.
Whyte, Lyle G., editor.
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Other form:Print version: Polar microbiology. Washington, DC : ASM Press, ©2012 9781555816049
Table of Contents:
  • Bacterial diversity in polar habitats / Bronwyn M. Kirby [and others]
  • Archaea / Thomas D. Niederberger, Ian R. McDonald, S. Craig Cary
  • Bacteriophages at the Poles / Robert V. Miller
  • Fungi in polar environments / Polona Zalar, Silva Sonjak, Nina Gunde-Cimerman
  • General characteristics of cold-adapted microorganisms / Shawn Doyle [and others]
  • Genomic and expression analyses of cold-adapted microorganisms / Corien Bakermans [and others]
  • Metagenomic analysis of polar ecosystems / Etienne Yergeau, Charles W. Greer
  • Polar microorganisms and biotechnology / Georges Feller, Rosa Margesin
  • Microbial carbon cycling in permafrost / Tatiana A. Vishnivetskaya [and others]
  • Polar marine microbiology / Connie Lovejoy
  • Cryospheric environments in polar regions (glaciers and ice sheets, sea ice, and ice shelves) / Mark Skidmore [and others]
  • Low-temperature limits of microbial growth and metabolism / P. Buford Price
  • Climate change, ozone depletion, and life at the Poles / Helen A. Vrionis [and others]
  • Life in ice on other worlds / Christopher P. McKay, Nadia C.S. Mykytczuk, Lyle G. Whyte.