About microscopic forms of life, including Bacteria, Archea, protozoans, algae and fungi. Topics relating to viruses, viroids and prions also belong here.
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Hi i wanted to know why its so important for bacteria to have a phosphate source? i mean what would happen if they didn't have one? could'nt they use any other alternatives?
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Because they cannot do transmutation of atoms
There might be bacteria able to work from elemntal phosphorus, but most of them need the phosphate to grow.
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