(The median citation count of Extremophiles is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-11-01 to 2023-11-01.)
Pigment production by cold-adapted bacteria and fungi: colorful tale of cryosphere with wide range applications70
Extreme environments: a source of biosurfactants for biotechnological applications58
Statistical optimisation of growth conditions and diesel degradation by the Antarctic bacterium, Rhodococcus sp. strain AQ5‒0739
Pelomicrobium methylotrophicum gen. nov., sp. nov. a moderately thermophilic, facultatively anaerobic, lithoautotrophic and methylotrophic bacterium isolated from a terrestrial mud volcano32
Acidithiobacillus ferrianus sp. nov.: an ancestral extremely acidophilic and facultatively anaerobic chemolithoautotroph31
Bioremediation potential of a halophilic Halobacillus sp. strain, EG1HP4QL: exopolysaccharide production, crude oil degradation, and heavy metal tolerance31
Cultivable fungi present in deep-sea sediments of Antarctica: taxonomy, diversity, and bioprospecting of bioactive compounds27
Fungi in glacial ice of Antarctica: diversity, distribution and bioprospecting of bioactive compounds26
Biodegradation of organophosphorus pesticide chlorpyrifos by Sphingobacterium sp. C1B, a psychrotolerant bacterium isolated from apple orchard in Himachal Pradesh of India21
Haloprofundus salilacus sp. nov., Haloprofundus halobius sp. nov. and Haloprofundus salinisoli sp. nov.: three extremely halophilic archaea isolated from salt lake and saline soil21
Root endophytic Penicillium promotes growth of Antarctic vascular plants by enhancing nitrogen mineralization20
The influence of the specific growth rate on the lipid composition of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius20
The smallest space miners: principles of space biomining19
Biochemical characterization of an alkaline surfactant-stable keratinase from a new keratinase producer, Bacillus zhangzhouensis19
Assessment of fungal diversity present in lakes of Maritime Antarctica using DNA metabarcoding: a temporal microcosm experiment18
Azo dyes decolorization under high alkalinity and salinity conditions by Halomonas sp. in batch and packed bed reactor17
A new GH13 subfamily represented by the α-amylase from the halophilic archaeon Haloarcula hispanica17
Diversity, distribution, and ecology of viable fungi in permafrost and active layer of Maritime Antarctica17
Electron carriers involved in autotrophic and heterotrophic acetogenesis in the thermophilic bacterium Thermoanaerobacter kivui15
Diversity, ecology, and bioprospecting of culturable fungi in lakes impacted by anthropogenic activities in Maritime Antarctica15
Contribution of mechanosensitive channels to osmoadaptation and ectoine excretion in Halomonas elongata15
Microorganisms harbor keys to a circular bioeconomy making them useful tools in fighting plastic pollution and rising CO2 levels14
Poorly known microbial taxa dominate the microbiome of hypersaline Sambhar Lake salterns in India13
Fungal diversity present on rocks from a polar desert in continental Antarctica assessed using DNA metabarcoding13
Methanogenesis in the Lake Elton saline aquatic system13
Fast decolorization of azo dyes in alkaline solutions by a thermostable metal-tolerant bacterial laccase and proposed degradation pathways12
Fungal diversity in a sediment core from climate change impacted Boeckella Lake, Hope Bay, north-eastern Antarctic Peninsula assessed using metabarcoding12
Antarctica as a reservoir of planetary analogue environments12
Soil fungal community composition differs significantly among the Antarctic, Arctic, and Tibetan Plateau11
Energy conservation under extreme energy limitation: the role of cytochromes and quinones in acetogenic bacteria11
Geothermal springs in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh: potential sources of hydrolase-producing thermophilic bacilli11
The monofunctional CO dehydrogenase CooS is essential for growth of Thermoanaerobacter kivui on carbon monoxide10
Osmolytes and membrane lipids in adaptive response of thermophilic fungus Rhizomucor miehei to cold, osmotic and oxidative shocks10
Extremophiles: a special or general case in the search for extra-terrestrial life?10
Response to lethal UVA radiation in the Antarctic bacterium Pseudomonas extremaustralis: polyhydroxybutyrate and cold adaptation as protective factors10
Defining heat shock response for the thermoacidophilic model crenarchaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius10
Metagenomic insights into Himalayan glacial and kettle lake sediments revealed microbial community structure, function, and stress adaptation strategies10
Diversity and ecology of cultivable fungi isolated from the thermal soil gradients in Deception Island, Antarctica10
Anaerotalea alkaliphila gen. nov., sp. nov., an alkaliphilic, anaerobic, fermentative bacterium isolated from a terrestrial mud volcano9
Essentiality of the glnA gene in Haloferax mediterranei: gene conversion and transcriptional analysis9
Study on the osmoregulation of “Halomonas socia” NY-011 and the degradation of organic pollutants in the saline environment9
Role of extremophiles and their extremozymes in biorefinery process of lignocellulose degradation9
Genomic analysis of Caldalkalibacillus thermarum TA2.A1 reveals aerobic alkaliphilic metabolism and evolutionary hallmarks linking alkaliphilic bacteria and plant life9
Boosting Escherichia coli’s heterologous production rate of ectoines by exploiting the non-halophilic gene cluster from Acidiphilium cryptum8
Halorussus vallis sp. nov., Halorussus aquaticus sp. nov., Halorussus gelatinilyticus sp. nov., Halorussus limi sp. nov., Halorussus salilacus sp. nov., Halorussus salinisoli sp. nov.: six extremely h8
Comparative genomics analysis of Nitriliruptoria reveals the genomic differences and salt adaptation strategies8
Prokaryotic diversity in stream sediments affected by acid mine drainage8
A (6-4)-photolyase from the Antarctic bacterium Sphingomonas sp. UV9: recombinant production and in silico features8
Modification of the glycolytic pathway in Pyrococcus furiosus and the implications for metabolic engineering8
Halo(natrono)archaea from hypersaline lakes can utilize sulfoxides other than DMSO as electron acceptors for anaerobic respiration8
The largest moss carpet transplant in Antarctica and its bryosphere cryptic biodiversity7
Diversity of fungal DNA in lake sediments on Vega Island, north-east Antarctic Peninsula assessed using DNA metabarcoding7
Insights into the metabolism pathway and functional genes of long-chain aliphatic alkane degradation in haloarchaea7
Characteristics of oxidative stress and antioxidant defenses by a mixed culture of acidophilic bacteria in response to Co2+ exposure7
Halorientalis salina sp. nov., Halorientalis marina sp. nov., Halorientalis litorea sp. nov.: three extremely halophilic archaea isolated from a salt lake and coarse sea salt7
Salt-tolerant Acidihalobacter and Acidithiobacillus species from Vulcano (Italy) and Milos (Greece)7
Metabolomics and lipid profile analysis of Coccomyxa melkonianii SCCA 0487
Effects of pH and temperature on (S)-amine activity of transaminase from the cold-adapted bacterium Psychrobacter cryohalolentis6
Consensus protein engineering on the thermostable histone-like bacterial protein HUs significantly improves stability and DNA binding affinity6
Antarctic lichens as a source of phosphate-solubilizing bacteria6
Biochemical comparison of two glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase isozymes from a cold-adapted Pseudomonas mandelii6
Temperature and elemental sulfur shape microbial communities in two extremely acidic aquatic volcanic environments6
Characterization of a novel Cu-containing dissimilatory nitrite reductase from the haloarchaeon Halorussus sp. YCN546
Richness and metallo-tolerance of cultivable fungi recovered from three high altitude glaciers from Citlaltépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes (Mexico)6
Study of osmoadaptation mechanisms of halophilic Halomonas alkaliphila XH26 under salt stress by transcriptome and ectoine analysis6
Microbial synergy and stoichiometry in heap biooxidation of low-grade porphyry arsenic-bearing gold ore6
Characterization of the DdrD protein from the extremely radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans6
Halegenticoccus tardaugens sp. nov., an extremely halophilic archaeon isolated from a saline soil6
Metagenomic insights into the fungal assemblages of the northwest Himalayan cold desert5
Draft genome sequence of Promicromonospora panici sp. nov., a novel ionizing-radiation-resistant actinobacterium isolated from roots of the desert plant Panicum turgidum5
Water masses influence bacterioplankton community structure in summer Kongsfjorden5
Molecular strategies to enhance stability and catalysis of extremophile-derived α-amylase using computational biology5
A bioluminescent reporter for the halophilic archaeon Haloferax volcanii5
Biofilm and planktonic microbial communities in highly acidic soil (pH < 3) in the Soos National Nature Reserve, Czech Republic5
The evolutionarily conserved HtrA is associated with stress tolerance and protein homeostasis in the halotolerant cyanobacterium Halothece sp. PCC74185
Ecological succession of fungal and bacterial communities in Antarctic mosses affected by a fairy ring disease5
Limits to the three domains of life: lessons from community assembly along an Antarctic salinity gradient5
Electron transfer of extremophiles in bioelectrochemical systems4
Effect of pH on the activity of ice-binding protein from Marinomonas primoryensis4
Biome-specific distribution of Ni-containing carbon monoxide dehydrogenases4
A plasmid vector that directs hyperproduction of recombinant proteins in the thermophiles Geobacillus species4
Soil substrate culturing approaches recover diverse members of Actinomycetota from desert soils of Herring Island, East Antarctica4
Investigation of lipid profile in Acetobacter pasteurianus Ab3 against acetic acid stress during vinegar production4
Biochemical and phylogenetic characterization of a monomeric isocitrate dehydrogenase from a marine methanogenic archaeon Methanococcoides methylutens4
Growth and photosynthesis acclimated response of the cyanobacterium Fischerella sp. FS 18 exposed to extreme conditions: alkaline pH, limited irradiance, and carbon dioxide concentration4
Purification and characterization of two thermostable xylanases from a halotolerant Bacillus sp. Asc6BA isolated from Salar de Ascotán, Atacama Desert4
A multi-omic screening approach for the discovery of thermoactive glycoside hydrolases4
The insight into diatom diversity, ecology, and biogeography of an extreme cold ultraoligotrophic Lake Labynkyr at the Pole of Cold in the northern hemisphere4
Genomic analysis of heavy metal-resistant Halobacterium salinarum isolated from Sfax solar saltern sediments4
Selection and re-acclimation of bioprospected acid-tolerant green microalgae suitable for growth at low pH4
Pentose degradation in archaea: Halorhabdus species degrade D-xylose, L-arabinose and D-ribose via bacterial-type pathways4
New insights into halophilic prokaryotes isolated from salting–ripening anchovies (Engraulis anchoita) process focused on histamine-degrading strains4