Term for 'pH-tolerant'?
Michael G. Kurilla
mgk2r at Virginia.EDU
Fri Aug 20 15:51:12 EST 1993
90taobri at wave.scar.utoronto.ca writes:
> I have a "dumb" question here. While looking up journal references
> in the local library database, I realized there's a property I don't
> know how to describe in one word. The subject is on methods of mutating
> proteins and enzymes to make them more heat- and pH-tolerant. The
> "heat" part was easy: "thermostability". Is there a corresponding word
> related to pH? A search of "pH stability" didn't yield many matches I
> could use. Similary, "acidophilic" and "acidophile" didn't produce good
> results either. Any suggestions?
A one word term is tough. The term I would use is
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