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chemotrophy

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A metabolic system that derives energy from endogenous chemical reactions rather than from food or light. Examples of chemotrophic organisms include Archaea that oxidize sulphur in deep-sea...

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chemotrophy

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A metabolic system that derives energy from endogenous chemical reactions rather than from food or light. Examples of chemotrophic organisms include Archaea that oxidize sulphur in deep-sea...

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chemotrophy

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 34 words.

A metabolic system that derives energy from endogenous chemical reactions rather than from food or light. Examples of chemotrophic organisms

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Characterization of a deep-sea microbial mat from an active cold seep at the Milano mud volcano in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Sander K. Heijs, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté and Larry J. Forney.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

September 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. 4993 words.

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A white, filamentous microbial mat at the Milano mud volcano in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea was sampled during the Medinaut cruise of the R/V Nadirnull...

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chemosynthesis

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 20 words.

The synthesis of organic compounds using energy derived from oxidation of inorganic molecules rather than photosynthesis. See autotroph; chemotrophy

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