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リンをヒ素で代用して増殖することができる細菌 / A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://htn.to/3u43KL
Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://www.sciencemag.org/content/332/6034/1163.full
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@LeslieLaGuapa c'est bien, deux ans apres la découverte par la NASA, on a enfin la traduction version française http://t.co/jn5yKSwH
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ていうか「Pの代わりにAsで生命維持するバクテリア」の研究って論文に掲載されているのね。知りませんでした。：A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://t.co/LqHTBMHF
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NASAの「ヒ素細菌」論文。2010年12月。｜A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus http://t.co/pOWpiuFu
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