Extremophile- Thermophile

Extremophile- Thermophile

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Extremophile- Thermophile
A thermophile is an organism, a type of extremophile
that live and grow in extremely hot environments
that would kill most other micro organisms. Which
thrives (grow) at relatively high temperatures,
between 45°C and 122 °C.
Most thermophiles are found in
geothermal features such as geysers,
hot springs, steam vents and
hydrothermal vents.

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Thermophiles are identified in grouped into either
prokaryotes or eukaryotes, and
these two groups of
extremophiles are classified in
the group of archaea(a group of
single-celled microorganisms).
They can survive the environment because it has
proteins that are thermal stable at extremely high
temperatures. i.e. proteins can withstand the high
temperatures.…read more


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