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Genetic Adaptations Key to Microbe's Survival in Challenging Environment


February 6, 2009

Nautilia profundicola The genome of a marine bacterium living 2,500 meters below the ocean's surface is providing clues to how life adapts in extreme thermal and chemical gradients, according to an article published February 6 in the journal PLoS Genetics, an open-access publication published by the Public Library of Science. Full Story

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