Felisa Wolfe-Simon

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  1. doi A bacterium that can grow by using arsenic instead of phosphorus
    Felisa Wolfe-Simon
    NASA Astrobiology Institute, USA
    Science 332:1163-6. 2011

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  1. doi A bacterium that can grow by using arsenic instead of phosphorus
    Felisa Wolfe-Simon
    NASA Astrobiology Institute, USA
    Science 332:1163-6. 2011
    ..Our data show evidence for arsenate in macromolecules that normally contain phosphate, most notably nucleic acids and proteins. Exchange of one of the major bio-elements may have profound evolutionary and geochemical importance...