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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Ferroplasmaceae — a microbe living in mine liquids with high concentrations of both iron and acid.


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  • The reason why Ferroplasma is interesting is because it eats iron, lives inside the equivalent of battery acid, and excretes sulfuric acid.

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  • Cyanidium caldarium, and Ferroplasma sp can tolerate an environment with an acidity of pH 0.

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  • 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),

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