About microscopic forms of life, including Bacteria, Archea, protozoans, algae and fungi. Topics relating to viruses, viroids and prions also belong here.
The protein encoded by one of the mer genes binds Hg2 in the periplasm and brings it into the cell. Why would a cell bring in a toxin?
Is it because it helps them?
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Why is the wrong question. The cells doesn;t do anytging with a purpose - it does it because it has evolved to that function.
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