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In 2010, a team at [[NASA]]'s [[NASA Astrobiology Institute|Astrobiology Institute]] cultured samples of arsenic-resistant [[GFAJ-1]] bacteria from [[Mono Lake]], using a medium high in arsenate and low in phosphate concentration. The findings suggest that the bacteria may partially incorporate arsenate in place of phosphate in some biomolecules, including DNA<ref>[ A Bacterium That Can Grow by Using Arsenic Instead of Phosphorus]. Wolfe-Simon F, Blum JS, Kulp TR, Gordon GW, Hoeft SE, Pett-Rdige J, Stolz JF, Webb SM, Weber PK, Davies PCW, Anbar AD, Oremland RS. ''Science'' Express. 02 December 2010.</ref><ref>[ NASA Finds New Arsenic-Based Life Form in California], ''Wired Science'', Dec 2 2010</ref>, but the validity of this claim is still being debated.<ref>[ Novel expansion of living chemistry or just a serious mistake?]. Silver S, Phung LT. ''FEMS Microbiology Letters''. 12 January 2011. 315: 79-80.</ref>
==See also==
[[Category:Arsenic compoundsArsenates|*]]