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Photoheterotroph

photoheterotroph

An organism that depends on light for most of its energy and principally on organic compounds for its carbon.

Compare: photoautotroph, photolithotroph, phototroph.

Origin: photo-_ G. Heteros, other, _ trophe, nourishment


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Re: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?

There are basically 4 different types of metabolism: Photoautotrophs, Photoheterotrophs, Chemoautotrophs, chemoheterotrophs. Both types of phototrophs use light as their energy source ( as opposed to Chemotrophs which use oxidation as their energy source). Photoautotrophs fix inorganic carbon from c...

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by cash
Wed Oct 23, 2013 12:40 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?
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photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?

I cant see any real difference between photoautotrophs and photoheterotrophs, if im not mistakin they both obtain carbon from there invirment and recieve energy from the sun. I do know that the former uses Co2 and the latter uses other carbon based compounds but this difference seems mundane to me a...

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by Thonzo
Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:47 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: photoautotroph and photoheterotroph difference?
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HELP ME PLEASE ......!!

... glucose E.Coenzyme A 2.which organism is not correctly matched to its energy source? Not familiar with terms & I’m too lazy to look them up a.photoheterotroph- light b.photoautotroph-carbon dioxide c.chemoautotroph- Fe2+ d.chemoheterotroph-glucose e.chemoautotroph - Nh3 3. Which of the following ...

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by BCH04
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HELP ME PLEASE ......!!
Replies: 12
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HELP ME PLEASE ......!!

... glucose E.Coenzyme A 2.which organism is not correctly matched to its energy source? Not familiar with terms & I’m too lazy to look them up a.photoheterotroph- light b.photoautotroph-carbon dioxide c.chemoautotroph- Fe2+ d.chemoheterotroph-glucose e.chemoautotroph - Nh3 3. Which of the following ...

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by blcr11
Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:58 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HELP ME PLEASE ......!!
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Views: 38549

HELP ME PLEASE ......!!

... gratest amount of chemical energy a.ATP b.NADH C.FADH D. glucose E.Coenzyme A 2.which organism is not correctly matched to its energy source? a.photoheterotroph- light b.photoautotroph-carbon dioxide c.chemoautotroph- Fe2+ d.chemoheterotroph-glucose e.chemoautotroph - Nh3 3. Which of the following ...

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by BCH04
Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:41 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HELP ME PLEASE ......!!
Replies: 12
Views: 38549


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