Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 5 - Essential Concepts of Metabolism - Self Quiz - Page 144: 2


(c) Photoautotrophs (a) Chemoautotrophs (b) Photoheterotrophs (d) Chemoheterotrophs

Work Step by Step

The following are some of the organisms and their description: Photoautotrophs- Use sunlight and carbon dioxide; Chemoautotrophs- Use inorganic chemical reactions for energy production; Photoheterotrophs- Use sunlight as a source of energy and organic compounds as a carbon source; Chemoheterotrophs- Use organic compounds for energy production.
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