In June 2019, the 12th International Conference on Halophilic Microorganisms-Halophiles 2019, was held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. This thematic issue of FEMS Microbiology Letters contains papers based on lectures and posters presented at the conference. We here provide a short overview of past research on hypersaline environments in Romania and the microorganisms inhabiting them, and briefly present the papers published in this thematic issue.
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- halophilic archaea
- halophilic bacteria
- microbial diversity and ecology
- salt lakes