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Search Results for: methanogen

Methanogenesis

Definition noun A metabolic process in certain microbes wherein methane is produced Supplement Methanogenesis is a metabolic... Read More

Methanogen

Definition noun, plural: methanogens An archaeabacterium capable of methanogenesis Supplement A methanogen pertains to any... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Archaea

Archaea are the unicellular prokaryotes that comprise the domain of the same name, Archaea. These microorganisms are... Read More

Chemotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemotrophs An organism that obtains energy mainly from carbon dioxide and from other inorganic... Read More

Chemoautotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemoautotrophs An organism (typically a bacterium or a protozoan) that obtains energy through... Read More

Chemolithotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemolitotrophs An organism deriving energy from chemical reactions and synthesizing all necessary... Read More