Book ID: 96234
Ben - Amotz, Ami, Jürgen E. W. Polle and D. V. Subba Rao (eds.)
The Alga Dunaliella. Biodiversity, Physiology, Genomics and Biotechnology. 2009. illus. XVII, 555 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The genus Dunaliella is represented by 27 species, of which 23 arefrom salt water. Species of Dunaliella occur in freshwater,euryhaline habitats of all continents, oceans inclduding the Dead Seaand even the salt lakes of the Antarctic. These extremophiles thrivein habitats with a wide range of salinity, pH, light intensity andtemperature. This volume presents results of research in biochemistry,molecular biology and medical application. A glossary of specializedterms is appended. All chapters were reviewed by colleagues, editors andexternal reviewers.