(The TQCC of Extremophiles is 8. 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
Bioremediation potential of a halophilic Halobacillus sp. strain, EG1HP4QL: exopolysaccharide production, crude oil degradation, and heavy metal tolerance31
Acidithiobacillus ferrianus sp. nov.: an ancestral extremely acidophilic and facultatively anaerobic chemolithoautotroph31
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
The influence of the specific growth rate on the lipid composition of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius20
Root endophytic Penicillium promotes growth of Antarctic vascular plants by enhancing nitrogen mineralization20
Biochemical characterization of an alkaline surfactant-stable keratinase from a new keratinase producer, Bacillus zhangzhouensis19
The smallest space miners: principles of space biomining19
Assessment of fungal diversity present in lakes of Maritime Antarctica using DNA metabarcoding: a temporal microcosm experiment18
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
Azo dyes decolorization under high alkalinity and salinity conditions by Halomonas sp. in batch and packed bed reactor17
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
Electron carriers involved in autotrophic and heterotrophic acetogenesis in the thermophilic bacterium Thermoanaerobacter kivui15
Microorganisms harbor keys to a circular bioeconomy making them useful tools in fighting plastic pollution and rising CO2 levels14
Fungal diversity present on rocks from a polar desert in continental Antarctica assessed using DNA metabarcoding13
Methanogenesis in the Lake Elton saline aquatic system13
Poorly known microbial taxa dominate the microbiome of hypersaline Sambhar Lake salterns in India13
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
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
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
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
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
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
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