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Dead Sea

Human (left), Dunaliella (center) and mouse (right) enzymes

Dead Sea bacteria and kidneys share an enzyme structure for salt tolerance

High Salt, High Hopes, High Tech

Dunaliella, a hardy alga that thrives in the Dead Sea, could be a potential biochemical factory

Alive In The Dead Sea
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