chemoautotrophs

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chemoautotrophs

Post by klapausius » Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:06 pm

i do realize that Chemoautotrophs can aquire its carbon source from CO2
however can it aquire its Carbon source from glucose if it was given? or will it stick to Co2 or both?

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Post by JackBean » Wed Oct 06, 2010 2:29 pm

I would guess it's analog of plants, it's just about, what's more available, CO2 or sugar?
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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Post by klapausius » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:23 am

is there a regulation like that in tryp operon where if the substrate is present it will shut down its autotrophic capabilites?

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