Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-11874-316-4

Chapter 6 - Growth and Culturing of Bacteria - Self Quiz - Page 177: 10


(e) Aerotolerant anaerobe (b) Obligate aerobe (c) Capnophile (d) Microaerophile (e) Facultative anaerobe (a) Obligate anaerobe

Work Step by Step

The following are some of the microbial oxygen growth requirements and the corresponding description: Aerotolerant anaerobe- Grows with or without oxygen; Obligate aerobe- Must have abundant oxygen; Capnophile- Likes carbon dioxide; Microaerophile- Needs a small amount of oxygen; Facultative anaerobe- Grows with or without oxygen; Obligate anaerobe- Killed by oxygen
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