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Such conditions destroy proteins.

Journal PNAS.. Purple extremist thrives under inhospitableMild environmental conditions are a prerequisite for life. Strong acids or dissolved metallic salts in high concentrations are detrimental to humans and simpler organisms such as bacteria. Such conditions destroy proteins, ensuring that all biological functions in the cells come to a halt. So what do we do at the limits of hostile conditions find can find to find life? Scientists at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig with with colleagues from Spain and the UK an enzyme that an enzyme that requires acids and dissolved metals, in order to work.

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