Homework 04 Lec 11to13 Hill

Homework 04 Lec 11to13 Hill - #4Hill Name SID...

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MIMG101 Fall 2012 Homework #4– Hill Covering Lectures 11 13 Name: _______________________________________________________________________ SID#: _________________________________________________________________________ Discussion Section #: ____________________________________________________________ 1 1. Microorganisms are able to occupy a variety of ecological niches because of their ability to use virtually any available energy source. Methanotrophs are unique in their ability to utilize methane (CH4) as their sole energy and carbon source. Their ability to utilize methane for biosynthesis is dependent upon the reactions shown below that allow them to funnel carbon from CH4 into the central metabolic pathways. A. One key enzyme in this pathway is required for reaction #1 (*) below. What enzyme is this and what does it do? B. The pathway for Methane assimilation and utilization by methanotrophs is drawn below. Several key components or steps of these reactions, indicated by circles and boxes, have been left out of the pathway. Fill in these missing components.
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MIMG101 Fall 2012 Homework #4– Hill Covering Lectures 11 13 Name: _______________________________________________________________________ SID#: _________________________________________________________________________ Discussion Section #: ____________________________________________________________ 2 2. The bacterium Thiobacillus ferrooxidans
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