Enzyme from briny deep resurrected in the lab

14 January, 2018

​Mysterious microbes that thrive in hot and super-salty brine lakes at the bottom of the Red Sea could yield a treasure trove of new enzymes for industrial applications—if only scientists had access to their biological bounty.

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Image: The ADH/D1 dimer with the secondary structure highlighted in different colors for each monomer.

Reproduced with permission from reference 1© 2017 American Chemical Society