TITLE

How ancient bacteria handle the heat

PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/10/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1781, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that researchers in Germany have found a clue to how archaebacteria survive at extremes of temperature. Discovery of large quantities of a cylindrical protein complex in the cells of Pyrodictium occultum; Production by organisms of so-called heat-shock proteins under stress; Function of molecular chaperonins.
ACCESSION #
10552483

 

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