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Unformatted text preview: both steps.-Denitrification-NO-2 N2(GAS)-Nitrogen is the most abundant gas in atm, and if it wasn’t for microbes, life on this earth would not exist.-2 other elements that are important to chemolithotrophs: Ferrous (Fe+2) Fe+3 Sulfates Anaerobic Metabolism Have to talk about electron acceptors –oxygen cant be receptor. Electron Acceptors/ Reduced product Nitrate Nitrite Sulfate Hygrogen sulfide CO2 Methane Sulfer hydrogen sulfide Ferric Iron Ferrous Iron--------analogues- two compounds primarily same function, different chemical function, but one part of the molecule has to have the same #26 on exam: ETC #32 on exam: 2-3-butanediol #which pathway involves? ____________________________Exam 2 Stops Here_____________________...
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