Southern remedies

Antarctica is a rich source of actinobacteria, many of which contain compounds which are expected to provide a source of new antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals. Other Antarctic bacteria are a rich source of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), the presence of which in cell membranes is thought to assist in cold and salinity adaptation.

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