Osmophile
Osmophilic organisms are microorganisms adapted to environments with high osmotic pressures, such as high sugar concentrations. Osmophiles are similar to halophillic (salt-loving) organisms because a critical aspect of both types of environment is their low water activity, aW. High sugar concentrations represent a growth-limiting factor for many microorganisms, yet osmophiles protect themselves against this high osmotic pressure by the synthesis of osmoprotectants such as alcohols and amino acids. Nearly all osmophilic microorganisms are from the yeast genus.
Osmophile yeasts are important because they cause spoilage in the sugar and sweet goods industry, with products such as fruit juices, fruit juice concentrates, liquid sugars (such as golden syrup), honey and in some cases marzipan. Among the most osmophillic are:

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What is an osmophile? - Yahoo Answers
Osmophillic organisms are extremophiles that are able to grow in environments with a high sugar concentration. Osmophiles are similar to halophillic ...
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Osmophile? - Ask.com
An Osmophile is a microorganism, a cousin to what is called a halophilic microorganism. Microorganisms grow in a variety of solute concentrations, but only a ...
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Nutrition and Growth of Bacteria
Although halophiles are "Osmophiles" (and halotolerant organisms are " osmotolerant") the term Osmophiles is usually reserved for organisms that are able to live ...
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Osmophile definition of Osmophile in the Free Online Encyclopedia.
A microorganism adapted to media with high osmotic pressure. Osmophile. an organism capable of living in a substrate with a high osmotic pressure.
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Investigation of the viability of osmophile bacteria of great geological ...
Trans Kans Acad Sci. 1960;63:31-4. Investigation of the viability of Osmophile bacteria of great geological age. REISER R, TASCH P. PMID: 13740659; [ PubMed ...
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Osmophile ( zmfl ) ( microbiology ) A microorganism adapted to media with high osmotic pressure.
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Factors Affecting Glycerol Production by a Newly Isolated ...
Factors Affecting Glycerol Production by a Newly Isolated Osmophilic Yeast1 ... Department of Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
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Osmophile any organism that grows preferentially (or only) in media of relatively high osmotic ... Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry Oxford University Press.
osmophile : Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ...
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Fungal Xerophiles (Osmophiles) - eLS - Vinnere Pettersson - Wiley ...
Aug 15, 2011 ... Xerophilic fungi are yeasts and moulds that are capable of growth at or below a water activity (aw) of 0.85. These microorganisms have ...
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Abstract. Three Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterial strains were isolated, from the pollen of Japanese flowers, as producers of xylitol; these strains ...
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Department of Microbiology, University of New South Wales,. Kensington, Sydney ... The growth rates of nine yeasts, conventionally classified as ' osmophilic'.
Fungal Xerophiles (Osmophiles) - Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Fungal Xerophiles (Osmophiles). Olga Vinnere Pettersson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden Su‐lin L Leong, Swedish University of ...
OSMOPHILE - Urdu to English Dictionary
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Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt. Omar, S. A. (1994). ... caused a significant decrease in populations of osmophilic fungi when added in.
Osmophilic fungi of desert soils in Saudi Arabia - Springer
Oct 22, 1982 ... 100 osmophilic species in addition to two varieties which belong to 38 genera were isolated from desert soils of Saudi Arabia. The most ...
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Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of ...
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Frances Pouch Downes, Keith Ito, American Public Health Association, 2001
Chapter. 17. Halophilic. and. Osmophilic. Microorganisms. John. A. Baross. (fi - a o 1 CO •o (0 1 n U*. 17.1 INTRODUCTION Microorganisms can grow over a wide range of solute concentrations. Only a few species can grow at the high osmotic ...
The Advanced Oenophile
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Biodiversity and Ecophysiology of Yeasts
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Carlos Rosa, Gabor Peter, 2006
Therefore, if there was any life on Mars in water, there should have been some type of Osmophile or halophile. Data regarding the survival of halophiles in permafrost, in evaporates and in freeze-thaw cycles suggest that these types of ...
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Photo 36, section (2^ \l) of a young oocyte, showing Osmophile granules surrounded by archoplasm ; three to the right, and one above the nucleus. These granules are completely obliterated after the archoplasm is stained (cf. Photo 37).
Life Is Wine Journal: An Album for Oenophiles
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Graham Harding, 2012
GRAHAM HARDING, wine enthusiast, is the author of A Wine Miscellany: A Jaunt Through the Whimsical World of Wine. Chairman of the Oxford Wine Club and the director of a specialist wine importer, he is also a cofounder of the largest independent branding consultancy firm in the U.K.
Journal of Morphology
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It is exceptional to find Osmophile granules in the nucleoli, and we are therefore inclined to regard them as abnormal features. A nucleolus from a germinal vesicle of an unstained ovarian egg is shown in photo. 35. The ovary was fixed in  ...
A Vintage Affair
A Vintage Affair
Josh Lanyon, 2012
Message in a bottle.Somewhere in the cobwebbed cellar of the decrepit antebellum mansion known as Ballineen are the legendary Lee bottles -- and Austin Gillespie is there to find them. The last thing on his mind is hot and heavy romance with handsome bad boy Jeff Brady. But Jeff has other ideas and, after one intoxicating night, so does Austin.The ...
Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, ...
Adaptation to Life at High Salt Concentrations in Archaea, ...
Nina Gunde-Cimerman, Aharon Oren, Ana Plemenitaš, 2006
Osmophiles are best suited for life in brines and evaporites. Halophiles/Osmophiles are found in a variety of cold environments. Studies have shown that microbes can metabolize in permafrost (Rivkina et al., 1998). Halophiles/Osmophiles are ...
The Frugal Oenophile's Lexicon of Wine Tasting Terms
The Frugal Oenophile's Lexicon of Wine Tasting Terms
Richard Best, 2003
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