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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Being practiced from 1950's, this is the oldest and simplest approach of phototrophic cultivation of microalgae for commercial purpose [57].
Relatively high abundances of bacteriochlorophyllcontaining bacteria (heterotrophs capable of performing anoxygenic photosynthesis) were also reported in the oligotrophic SPSG, again indicating the importance of organisms with mixed heterotrophic and phototrophic metabolisms in this environment (Lami et al.
Bachofen, "Reduction of selenite and detoxification of elemental selenium by the phototrophic bacterium Rhodospirillum rubrum," Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol.
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.
Yet, with advanced features and a sleek design, it ensures optimal cell growth of phototrophic organisms such as algae, moss plants, and even many species of bacteria.
In the Photosynthesis exhibit, visitors can contemplate several cultures of oxygenic phototrophic bacteria in plastic Petri dishes.
coli in the caves, probably due to sewage disposal, and phototrophic bacteria which would not naturally be found in such a dark environment.
2001, "Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology - The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria", New-York, USA: Springer-Verlag.
Distribution of phototrophic biofilms in cavities (Garraf, Spain).
Growing small phototrophic organisms such as algae, moss plants, and many species of bacteria are just a few applications for this system.
Deposition of banded iron formations by anoxygenic phototrophic Fe(II)-oxidizing bacteria.