That's not surprising because the bond formed in DNA between guanine and cytosine is less likely to break at high temperatures than the adenine-thymine bond, so there would be selective pressure for bacteria dwelling in high temperatures to use these more stable bonds in their DNA.
What does AT stand for?
AT stands for Adenine-Thymine (DNA base pairing)
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- Acceptance Trials
- Access Tandem
- Access Time
- Access Transport (Sprint)
- Access Type
- Accident du Travail (French: Work Accident)
- Acquisition Team
- Action Toolbelt (band)
- Active Terminator (SCSI terminator)
- Adaptive Two-Step (IEEE)