acetogenic bacteria

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acetogenic bacteria

[‚a·sə·tō¦jen·ik bak′tir·ē·ə]
(biochemistry)
Anaerobic bacteria capable of reducing carbon dioxide to acetic acid or converting sugars into acetate.
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In the milieu, they discovered a spike in acetate made by bacteria called acetogens.
To pinpoint the acetogens in the kangaroo mix, Godwin harvested all of the microbial RNA from one batch of kangaroo gut microbes.
Acetogens have been shown to be powerful organisms in other industries such as wastewater treatment before ZeaChem began utilizing them for bio-based chemicals and fuels production.
He was also President of Nutri-Sol Chemical Company, Marine Insulation Company, Corban Industries and Acetogen Gas Company of Florida.
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It has been found that none of the butyrate degrading acetogens can degrade propionate, while two independent studies reported that propionate-degrading granules can degrade butyrate (Mechichi, Sayadi 2005).
Acetogenesis--the simple molecules from acidogenesis are further digested by bacteria called acetogens to produce C[O.
Chlororespiring populations are highly competitive hydrogen users and outcompete methanogens, acetogens, and sulfate-reducing populations for this electron donor (Loffler et al.
Relative dechlorination/ Unknown ++ degradation rates Frequency of active organisms in nature Unknown VC oxidizers widely distributed in aerobic environments Favorable site conditions Fe(III) reducing Aerobic Mn(IV) reducing Co-metabolic processes Anaerobic Aerobic reduction oxidation Metabolic group(s) Sulfidogens Organisms with broad Methanogens range oxygenases Acetogens Relative dechlorination/ + ++ (a) degradation rates Frequency of active organisms in nature High in anaerobic High in aerobic environments environments Favorable site conditions Anaerobic, Aerobic, not [e.