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recent acidophile discovery

Jennifer Lynn Giel jlgiel at breakout.gpcc.itd.umich.edu
Thu May 4 15:40:03 EST 2000


Martin Weiss <mweiss at nyhallsci.org> wrote:

: 	Does anyone have the reference to a recently published 
: description of an acidophile that exists at 0 to negative pH?

: Cheers,

: Martin


Maybe this is what you're talking about?
Edwards, K.J, P.L. Bond, T.M. Gihring, J.F. Banfield.  2000. An archaeal
iron-oxidizing extreme acidophile important in acid mine drainage.
Science. 287:1796-99. 

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Jennifer L. Giel
Graduate Student in Microbiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jlgiel/
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