top of page

Create Your First Project

Start adding your projects to your portfolio. Click on "Manage Projects" to get started

Genetics out of the ocean

3,7billion Years the human life, as we know it, were formed in the Ocean. After that, it glided onto land. Sea creatures had to get used to the extreme environmental conditions such like high water pressure, low temperatures, minor food or persistent darkness. In the Ocean are hydrothermal vents that are 1000 times larger than our human breathing air with a high part of carbon dioxide. About 2.2 billion animal, plant and fungi species have a life in the Ocean. (230 000 are scientific proved) There are also a lot of bacteria, archaea and types of viruses. The amount of them are unknown, but they're the main body of the life in the Ocean. Only 1 water drop of the ocean water can include 350 000 bacteria species + microorganisms. They also can predict how much biomass or genetic diversity could be produced, growing or can interact with extreme stress factors. Species with a higher genetic have more endurance and adapt more quickly to the environment or changes of the environment. The gene pool determines whether how much food the humans get or how long they're getting it anymore. In the ocean are also secondary
metabolites, which chemists find very interesting. They're a chemical weapon for the prey capture of cone snails (genus conus), the communication between organisms (chemical signals) and protect from temperatures (UV radiation), pathogens or predators. The genetics of the ocean is very important to the chemists because they could one day be
important for the food industry, cosmetic industry reaching to the medical or drug production.

bottom of page