RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 844730845 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1316903 T1 Polyextremophiles life under multiple forms of stress A1 Seckbach, J., Oren, Aharon,, Stan-Lotter, Helga., PB Springer PP Dordrecht; New York YR 2013 SN 9789400764880 940076488X AB Many Microorganisms and some macro-organisms can live under extreme conditions. For example, high and low temperature, acidic and alkaline conditions, high salt areas, high pressure, toxic compounds, high level of ionizing radiation, anoxia and absence of light, etc. Many organisms inhabit environments characterized by more than one form of stress (Polyextremophiles). Among them are those who live in hypersaline and alkaline, hot and acidic, cold/hot and high hydrostatic pressure, etc. Polyextremophiles found in desert regions have to copy with intense UV irradiation and desiccation, high as w.