Isolation of hydrocarbon-degrading extremely halophilic archaea from an uncontaminated hypersaline pond (Camargue, France)

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Tapilatu, Yosmina; Grossi, Vincent; Acquaviva, Monique; Militon, Cécile; Bertrand, Jean Claude; Cuny, Philippe;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00792-010-0301-z
  • Subject: Halophilic | Archaea | n-Alkanes | Phenantrene | Biodegradation | Hypersaline ponds | [SDV.BBM]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Biochemistry, Molecular Biology | [SDV.MP]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Microbiology and Parasitology

International audience; Little information exists about the ability of halophilic archaea present in hypersaline environments to degrade hydrocarbons. In order to identify the potential actors of hydrocarbon degradation in these environments, enrichment cultures were pr... View more
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