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[photo- + G. autos, self, + trophē, nourishment]
photoautotroph (fō′tō-ô′tə-trŏf′, -trōf′)
photoautotroph a type of AUTOTROPH that uses light as an energy source to synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials. Green plants are photoautotrophs.
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He performed pioneering work on the selection of photoautotrophically
cultured cells of higher plants in 1978 and of stable medicinal plant cell lines that produced desired natural products in high yield in 1984; this was the first demonstration of somatic heterogeneity in cultured plant cells.
In the laboratory, animals are sustained photoautotrophically
for months with no additional input of nutrients via heterotrophy.
Zobayed SMA, Afren-Zobayed F, Kubota C, Kozai T (2000) Water control and survival of Ipomoea batatas grown photoautotrophically
under forced ventilation and photomixotrophically under natural ventilation.