anoxygenic

anoxygenic

(ă-nok″si-jen′ik) [ ¹an- + oxygenic]
1. Not reliant on oxygen for the electrons used in photosynthesis.
2. Not productive of oxygen during photosynthesis.

anoxygenic

not producing OXYGEN. Compare OXYGENIC.
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Adaptation to hydrogen sulfide of oxygenic and anoxygenic photosynthesis among Cyanobacteria.
This largely anoxic condition probably promotes the development of anaerobic, anoxygenic, genus Oscillospira.
Anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria are studied as one of the earliest organisms due to their phylogenic antiquity and ability to metabolize iron and sulfur using light energy.
Arsenic(III) fuels anoxygenic photosynthesis in hot spring biofilms from Mono Lake, California.
those of cyanobacteria, anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria, and chemotrophic sulfur bacteria, which differ according to the physical and chemical conditions they favour and other environmental factors [1].
This process would increase the contaminant burden in deeper waters, where primary production is maximal in Lake A because of anoxygenic bacterial phototrophs (Antoniades et al.
Given that oxygen is not produced during this type of photosynthesis, the process has been named anoxygenic photosynthesis.
Unsuspected diversity among marine aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs.