from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ferroplasmaceae — a microbe living in mine liquids with high concentrations of both iron and acid.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The reason why Ferroplasma is interesting is because it eats iron, lives inside the equivalent of battery acid, and excretes sulfuric acid.
Cyanidium caldarium, and Ferroplasma sp can tolerate an environment with an acidity of pH 0.
Leptospirillum Group III (2730 proteins), A-plasma (2379 proteins), E - plasma (1846 proteins), G-plasma (1893 proteins), I - plasma (1855 proteins), Ferroplasma Type I (2140 proteins) and Type II (2409 proteins), ARMAN-2 (1006 proteins),