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How animals in the hydrothermal vent can live with the high temperature.

knud kknald at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 13 12:21:39 EST 2002


The organisms has specific heat systems that prevents their proteins and DNA
from taking any damage. The cell membranes is also special.
Mads.
"Remond" <cpc272688 at yahoo.com> skrev i en meddelelse
news:890c20f2.0203090333.397c9a64 at posting.google.com...
> When someone know that the temperature in a hydrothermal vent can
> reach 400 degrees Celsius, he will think that this place(hydrothermal
> vent) is not a good place for life. But after many years of search,
> many scientists prove the existence of many forms of life live around
> these vents by using the submersible Alvin. The question is: How these
> forms of life can stand with this extreme temperature?
>
> Thanks...
>





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