Oxidation of inorganic molecules (chemolithotrophic autotrophs), photolithotrophic autotrophs (photosynthesis), oxidation of inorganic molecules (chemolithotrophic autotrophs)

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Department
Microbio, Immun, Pathology
Course
MIP 300
Professor
Erica Suchman
Semester
Spring

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11 MarchOxidation of inorganic moleculeschemolithotrophic autotrophsChemolithotrophyVery few species are chemolithotrophsEach species has a very specific set of inorganic e donors and inorganic e acceptors2Most common acceptors O aerobic SO NO anaerobic24302Donors H NO NH S Fe224Energy is gained when e are passed from donors more E to acceptors more E 00process called chemolithotrophyEnergy derived from oxidation of inorganic molecules is used to fix CO2Energy derived from oxidation of inorganic molecules is very low must use a great deal of both e donors and acceptors large impact on envir
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