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Proton pump found to regulate blood pH in stingrays

Researchers have discovered the same enzyme used by “boneworms” to dissolve whale carcasses, and that helps promote photosynthesis in corals, also regulates blood pH in stingrays. The study could help scientists better understand the enzyme’s function in human kidneys to regulate blood and urine functions.

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