Questions before lecture 18

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Questions before lecture 18. 1. What kind of environment would select for the ability to perform autotrophy? Could you create such an environment in the lab? If you had an environmental sample with autotrophs, how could you tell if they were photoautotrophs or lithoautotrophs? 2. If you had an environmental sample that you suspected had photoautotrophs in it, what is one way you could get information about who was growing photoautotrophically? What is another way? What is another way? What is another way? 3. What kind of environment would select for the ability to perform azotrophy?
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Unformatted text preview: What is one way you could see if an environmental sample had azotrophs in it? What is another way? What is another way? What is another way? 4. What is syntrophy? In a syntrophic relationship with a methanogen and a fermenter, what is exchanged? How does each partner participate in the relationship? 5. What is your definition of the word symbiosis? 6. Can you think of any examples of symbiosis? In your example, what is exchanged between partners? Are there any adaptations to the symbiosis that are genetically encoded?...
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