Unformatted text preview: Aerobic methane oxidation I Oxidation of C1 compounds [no carbon-carbon
bonds); all C-C bonds synthesized de novo II Aerobes II C] compounds used as electron donors and sole
sources of carbon ' Methonotrophs: oxidize only methane
II Kex enzyme: methane monooxygenase '- Methxiotrophs: oxidize methane and other C]
compounds i Some are Facultative - organics >> Ci ...
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