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- Basu, Malay K, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Journal of biosciences 1998 v.23 no.4 pp. 423-435
- cold; enzymes; freezing; gene expression regulation; mesophilic microorganisms; psychrotrophic bacteria; temperature; Antarctic region; Antarctica
- ... Exposure to extremes of temperatures cause stresses which are sometimes lethal to living cells. Microorganisms in nature, however, are extremely diverse and some of them can live happily in the freezing cold of Antarctica. Among the cold adapted psychrotrophs and psychrophiles, the psychrotrophic bacteria are the predominant forms in the continental Antarctica. In spite of living in permanently co ...