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Boosting stress tolerance in yeast

Post by Jana Hiltner, University of Strathclyde Japanese researchers have discovered that transferring a stress protein from the salt-tolerant plant Suaeda japonica into yeast makes it more tolerant towards stresses such as heat, cold, high salinity, extreme pH and hydrogen … Continue reading

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Life in a cold climate

Post by Lizzy Andrew, Newcastle University Life can exist and thrive in even the most extreme environments. Investigating regions which are uninhabitable for most organisms can identify species with remarkable tolerance for a number of environmental stresses, including acute temperatures, … Continue reading

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