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mixotrophic

[¦mik·sə¦träf·ik]
(biology)
Obtaining nutrition by combining autotrophic and heterotrophic mechanisms.
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Renewable biomass production by mixotrophic algae in the presence of various carbon sources and wastewaters, Applied Energy 88(10): 3425-3431.
Fen is a minerotrophic mire, fed mainly by groundwater, and divided into poor and rich fens; bog is ombotrophic, fed by precipitation; transitional mire is mixotrophic, fed on hummocks by precipitation and in depressions by groundwater.
Kouki S, Saidi N, M'hiri F, Nasr H, Cherif H, Ouzari H, Hassen A (2011) Isolation and characterization of facultative mixotrophic ammonia-oxidizing bacteria from constructed wetlands.
We've developed a hybrid mixotrophic pathway which drives down capital costs, reduces contamination, and increases productivity to dramatically improve the economics of algae production.
Vent and seep mussels are thus considered to be mixotrophic organisms, capable of obtaining nutrition from chemoautotrophic gill bacteria and from normal trophic processes (Le Pennec et al.
Many of the common dinoflagellates may potentially be mixotrophic species, partly independent of ambient nutrient conditions (Jacobson & Andersen, 1994; GasiUnaite et al.
Heterotrophic, autotrophic, and mixotrophic nanoflagellates: Seasonal abundances and bacterivory in a eutrophic lake.
BioProcess Algae gives us the ability to move quickly into full autotrophic, mixotrophic and heterotrophic scale-up studies, and we are excited to begin.
The unicellular freshwater cyanobacterium Synechococcus and mixotrophic flagellates: evidence for a functional association in an oligotrophic, subalpine lake.
These mussels are mixotrophic, retaining functional guts and hosting thiotrophic (sulfur-oxidizing) or methanotrophic endosymbionts in their gill tissues (Page et al.