About microscopic forms of life, including Bacteria, Archea, protozoans, algae and fungi. Topics relating to viruses, viroids and prions also belong here.
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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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