M201PS3Answers2008 - MICB 201 Chapter 3 Answers Note that...

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MICB 201 Chapter 3 Answers Note that the numbering of the Questions/Problems in the text is wrong: The correct numbering is used below Problem #1 Electron donor: the component in any redox reaction that loses electrons. Electron acceptor: the component in any redox reaction that gains electrons. TEA: term used by a biologist to refer to a nutrient which serves as the electron acceptor in a redox reaction used to produce energy, i.e., used to produce ATP. Energy source (chemist): term used to refer to the electron donor in any energy-producing redox reaction. Electron source: term used by a biologist to refer to a nutrient which is used as a source of electrons for biosynthesis. Energy source (biologist): Lithotrophs and organotrophs: term used to refer to a nutrient which serves as the electron donor in a redox reaction used to produce energy. Phototroph: light. Problem #2 Organotroph Molecular oxygen (O 2 ); it is used as a TEA. Problem #3: Done in class
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2010 for the course MICB MICB201 taught by Professor Kion during the Spring '10 term at The University of British Columbia.

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M201PS3Answers2008 - MICB 201 Chapter 3 Answers Note that...

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