chemoautotroph

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che·mo·au·to·troph

 (kē′mō-ô′tə-trŏf′, -trōf′, kĕm′ō-)
che′mo·au′to·troph′ic adj.
che′mo·au·tot′ro·phy (-ô-tŏt′rə-fē) n.

chemoautotroph

(ˌkiːməʊˈɔːtəˌtrəʊf)
n
an organism that obtains energy through chemoautotrophy
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The expansion of gene families related to immune recognition, endocytosis and caspase-mediated apoptosis indicates the mussel's adaptation to the presence of chemoautotrophic endosymbionts in its gills.
Long-term cultivation of the deep-sea clam Calyptogena okutanii: changes in the abundance of chemoautotrophic symbiont, elemental sulfur, and mucus.
4] following which 1 mL of the last three dilutions were transferred to Petri plates containing culture media for heterotrophic bacteria (Plate Count Agar; PCA), chemoautotrophic bacteria (specific culture media), and Vibrio (Thiosulfate Citrate Bile Salt Sucrose; TCBS).
Some other source of carbon is possible, such as carbon fixation by chemoautotrophic bacteria or Archaea, such as nitrifiers, but the amounts are also likely to be small (Miltner et al.
Thus, the growth of strain KOR-1 is common among members of the genus Methanobacterium, considering the strain as chemoautotrophic (Boone, 2001).
From volcanic origins of chemoautotrophic life to Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya.
Other species of benthic mollusc are able to utilise sulphur in anoxic sediments as an energy source as they contain symbiotic chemoautotrophic sulphur-oxidising bacteria, but these are not present in members of the Penicillidae (Morton 2002).
Chemoautotrophic bacteria, including the sulfide-oxidizing bacteria Thiobacilli and Acidimicrobium ferrooxidans, are the base of the food web of this cave (Roach et al.
The strong dominance of olenids in sea-floor environments that were poor in oxygen but rich in sulphur suggested to Fortey (2000) that they may have been chemoautotrophic symbionts.
The effect of 2-chloro, 6-(trichlormethyl) pyridine on the chemoautotrophic metabolism of nitrifying bacteria.