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ox·y·gen·ic

(ok'si-jen'ik),
Pertaining to or containing oxygen.

oxygenic

(ŏk″sĭ-jĕn′ĭk) [″ + gennan, to produce]
Concerning, resembling, containing, or consisting of oxygen.

oxygenic

producing OXYGEN, as in PHOTOSYNTHESIS. Compare ANOXYGENIC.
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Plants, like cyanobacteria, have PSII and thus perform oxygenic photosynthesis.
Winogradsky columns can be used to show visitors phototrophic oxygenic and anoxygenic microorganisms.
1994) in the class Oxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria.
already existing orders of the Oxygenic Photosynthetic Bacteria, namely
The study, titled "Globally distributed Uncultivated Oceanic N2 -Fixing Cyanobacteria Lack Oxygenic Photosystem II" appears in the November 14th issue of Science.
Among specific topics are oxygenic photosynthesis, molecular chaperons and stress tolerance, sensing and molecular responses to low temperature, regulatory mechanisms in response to osmotic stress, environmental factors regulating nitrogen fixation in heterocystous and non-heterocystous cyanobacteria, the role of spontaneous mutation in adaptations to anthropogenic and natural stress, and benthic Microcystin and climate change.
A form of photosynthesis called oxygenic photosynthesis is believed to be responsible for generating the oxygen associated with the Great Oxidation Event, and is responsible for the oxygen we breathe today.
David Flannery at the University of New South Wales Australian Centre for Astrobiology said that the find indicates the earliest sign of oxygenic photosynthesis yet found.
These data strongly suggest that oxygenic photoautotrophs flourished in the photic zone of the 3.
Recently accumulated massive amounts of geochemical and biochemical data can be better explained by a theory postulating the emergence of oxygenic photosynthesis and the development of a fully oxygenated atmosphere in the very early evolutionary stage," said Ohmoto.