phototrophic


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phototrophic

 [fo″to-trof´ik]
capable of deriving energy from light.

phototrophic

/pho·to·tro·phic/ (fo″to-tro´fik) capable of deriving energy from light.

phototrophic

(fō″tō-trŏf′ĭk) [″ + trophe, nutrition]
Concerning the ability to use light in metabolism.

phototrophic

capable of deriving energy from light.
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Genovia Bio has rapidly developed two commercially-ready products, one each from heterotrophic (sugar-utilizing) and phototrophic (light-utilizing) algae, which distinguishes Genovia Bio in this field.
They identified big differences between infected tissue and tissue in the preliminary stage of the disease: "In diseased coral tissue two zones develop: A phototrophic zone at the top in which the cyanobacteria produce oxygen and a lower anoxic zone in which the bacteria degrade the necrotic coral tissue.
Current phototrophic bacteria, which resemble the first photosynthesizers, have only this photosystem.
2001, "Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology - The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria", New-York, USA: Springer-Verlag.
Deposition of banded iron formations by anoxygenic phototrophic Fe(II)-oxidizing bacteria.
2] fixation by heterotrophic and phototrophic bacteria in association with straw.
Fundamental changes in the dominant phototrophic sources of organic matter are probably related to the changes in ocean circulation and temperature regime.
Carboxysomes are the protein bodies of many chemotropic and phototrophic bacteria that enhance the catalytic properties of the resident enzyme, riboluse-1,5 bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, by an as yet ill-defined mechanism.
By now we have all kinds of phototrophic evidence for the various kinds of UFOs, and could publish a spotter's manual if necessary (like for enemy aircraft, except in this case we would have to know exactly who the enemy really is).
Section 2 - Biotechnological Production of Flavour includes Genesis of Aroma Compounds in Phototrophic Cell Culture of Grapefruit; Microbial Production of Bioflavours by Fungal Spores; Biotechnological Production of Vanillin; Production of Natural Flavours by Fermentation; Volatiles produced by Staphylococcus xylosus growing in Meat/Fat Systems Simulating Fermented Sausage Minces with Different Ingredient Levels; Baker's Yeast Reduction of 2,3-Pentanedione to Natural 3-Hydroxy-2-pentanone.
The report also examines the production of algal oil from microalgae grown using phototrophic algae growth in open pond raceways, phototrophic algae growth in closed photobioreactors (PBRs), and heterotrophic cultivation in closed fermentors.