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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Microbial Ionic Liquid Resistance

Caption: Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers identified the genetic origins of a resistance to ionic liquids found in Enterobacter lignolyticus, a soil bacterium discovered in a rainforest in Puerto Rico.

Credit: Image courtesy of Michael Thelen, Joint BioEnergy Institute

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