Some bacteria can survive extreme conditions. Certain types feel good, while in the glaciers and frozen soil. In 2007 a group of scientists went to Antarctica and discovered the microorganisms capable of hundreds of years to tolerate freezing temperatures. Adaptation occurred due to the creation of certain chemical compounds, says Zee News.
Antioxidants bacterial cells protected them from harsh climatic conditions. Scientists suggest that releasing these same compounds in the laboratory can significantly improve survival rates in cancer. One of interest to scientists substances talebaan. It was isolated from the fungus. Proven celebran has anti-cancer properties.
Other bacteria discovered in Antarctica that produce proteins that prevent cell death from extreme temperatures. This group of substances can be used for cryopreservation of blood and organs.