Range of salinities on which growth is possible

Range 12 to 24 %
Organism Archaea Haloferax volcanii
Reference Allers T. Overexpression and purification of halophilic proteins in Haloferax volcanii. Bioeng Bugs. 2010 Jul1(4):288-290 p.289 left column top paragraphPubMed ID21327063
Comments Amongst halophiles, Hfx. volcanii can grow across a wide range of salinities, from 12–24% salt (w/v), approximately 1.8–3.5M NaCl.
Entered by Uri M
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