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Antifreeze protein

Antifreeze proteins (AFPs) and Antifreeze glycoproteins (AFGPs) are produced as a specialised adaptation by certain fish, insects, plants and bacteria.

AFPs and AFGPs are capable of lowering the freezing point of a solution.

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