Notes 10-9-09 Part 4

Lots of unsaturated fats in membrane, little GC more AT in DNA, needs to be more flexible membrane to divide
GC bonds-takes more energy becasue they have a G(three bonds)C instead of a A=T, more stable at higher temps because of the more bonds holding them together
Acidophiles live best at low pHs (1-3) cause of stomach ulcers= H pylori, internal pH of cells is about 7
Alkalophiles: live best at high pHs (10+) internal pH of cells is about 7

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