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Very low yield 31 brock biology of microorganisms

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Unformatted text preview:   AMO need 2 e- to oxidize ammonia. Supplied by the Q. Very low yield! AMO: ammonia monooxygenase. HAO: hydroxylamine oxidoreductase. 30 Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th EdiGon. Nitrobacter spp. •  Final electron acceptor: O2. •  NXR: nitrite oxidoreductase. •  NADH is produced by reverse electrons flow. Q à༎ Complex I, pmf is the energy source. •  Very low yield! 31 Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 13th EdiGon. Sulfur bacteria – Thiobacillus spp. •  Oxidize sulfur compounds (source of e- : H2S, S0, S2O32- ). •  Use O2 as an electron acceptor. •  Produce SO42- and proton (sulfuric acid). Responsible for acidic run...
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