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Bacteria eats greenhouse gas with a side of protein


March 22, 2018

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With the ability to leech heavy metals from the environment and digest a potent greenhouse gas, methanotrophic bacteria pull double duty when it comes to cleaning up the environment. But before researchers can explore potential conservation applications, they first must better understand the bacteria's basic physiological processes. Amy Rosenzweig's laboratory at Northwestern University has identified two, never-before-studied proteins, called MbnB and MbnC.Full Story

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