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Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation

mixotroph is also an organism that can fit into more than one category. The most famous example is Euglena who is both a photolytoautotroph and a heterotroph

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by MrMistery
Wed Nov 05, 2008 2:23 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation
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Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation

... heterotrophs), because in order to generate those CO2, they still need organic molecules as the sole electron donor. And I can say that mixotrophs are organisms which do not belong to these 4 nutrition types: - Photolyto autotrophs - Photoorgano heterotrophs - Chemolyto autotrophs - ...

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by victor
Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:56 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation
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Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation

That's kind of interesting. But in that case is the organism still called a heterotroph? Isn't it a mixotroph?

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by MrMistery
Sat Nov 01, 2008 3:22 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Heterotrophs and Carbon Fixation
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