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Extreme Environmental Sampling Wanted
Stopping on the road, I venture over the railing, walking down the embankment. The heat at the waters edge overwhelms me. The smell of salt and bitterness is in the air.
It will be exciting to investigate what microbial communities inhabit these salt flats. Continue reading
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Thermoplasma acidophilum -a model organism to study iron stress in microbes?
How does T. acidophilum manage the high concentrations of soluble iron, or other metals, liberated by its acidic environment? Continue reading