mixotrophic


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

mixotrophic

[¦mik·sə¦träf·ik]
(biology)
Obtaining nutrition by combining autotrophic and heterotrophic mechanisms.
References in periodicals archive ?
Growth and lipid accumulation of indigenous algal strains under photoautotrophic and mixotrophic modes at low temperature.
Das, "Renewable biomass production by mixotrophic algae in the presence of various carbon sources and wastewaters," Applied Energy, vol.
In the present study, we investigate the effect of autotrophic, heterotrophic, and mixotrophic growth conditions on C.
Mixotrophic cultivation of microalgae for biodiesel production: status and prospects.
bacteria) natans related filamentous bacteria Gammaproteobacteria Group consisting of 15 (amount of filamentous heterotrophic, (n.d.) bacteria) mixotrophic, and autotrophic microorganisms (e.g., genera Acinetobacter, Aeromonas, Pseudomonas, Vibrio, and Thiothrix) Acinetobacter Filamentous and n.d.
Naidu, "Mixotrophic cyanobacteria and microalgae as distinctive biological agents for organic pollutant degradation," Environment International, vol.
On the other hand, certain microalgae are known to have mixotrophic capacity, and can combine their photoautotrophic metabolism with the absorption of dissolved organic matter as an additional or complementary source of carbon for growth [43] [44].
Energetics and Carbon Metabolism During Growth of Microalgal Cells under Photoautotrophic, Mixotrophic and Cyclic Light-Autotrophic/Dark-Heterotrophic Conditions.
Enhanced growth and lipid production of microalgae under mixotrophic culture condition: Effect of light intensity, glucose concentration and fed-batch cultivation.
Optimization of mixotrophic medium components for biomass production and biochemical composition biosynthesis by Chlorella vulgaris using response surface methodology.
H2-Dependent mixotrophic growth of N2- fixing Azotobacter vinelandii.
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.