Polar microbiology : life in a deep freeze /

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Imprint:Washington, DC : ASM Press, c2012.
Description:xiii, 312 p, [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 27 cm.
Subject:Extreme environments -- Microbiology.
Microbial ecology -- Polar regions.
Microbiology -- Research -- Polar regions.
Extreme environments -- Microbiology.
Microbial ecology.
Microbiology -- Research.
Polar regions.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8775887
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Other authors / contributors:Miller, Robert V. (Robert Verne), 1945-
Whyte, Lyle G.
ISBN:9781555816049 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1555816045 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Bacterial diversity in polar habitats / Bronwyn M. Kirby ... [et al.]
  • 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 ... [et al.]
  • Genomic and expression analyses of cold-adapted microorganisms / Corien Bakermans ... [et al.]
  • 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 ... [et al.]
  • Polar marine microbiology / Connie Lovejoy
  • Cryospheric environments in polar regions (glaciers and ice sheets, sea ice, and ice shelves) / Mark Skidmore ... [et al.]
  • Low-temperature limits of microbial growth and metabolism / P. Buford Price
  • Climate change, ozone depletion, and life at the Poles / Helen A. Vrionis ... [et al.]
  • Life in ice on other worlds / Christopher P. McKay, Nadia C. S. Mykytczuk, Lyle G. Whyte.