What are thermophiles?

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The thermophiles like optimum growth temperature above 40°C. Bacterium Bacillus stearothermophilus grow at comparatively high temperature (55°C to 70°C). The maximum growth temperature for most thermophilic bacteria is about 99°C and many thermophilic bacteria have temperature ranging from 55° to 60°C.

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