9. What is the role of light in phototrophy (in general terms)? 10. What is the role of the reaction center and the light harvesting complexes in phototrophy?
11. Where in the entire photosystem is the light-sensitive electron located? 12. What is the reaction during oxygenic phototrophy that produces oxygen? 1.What are the main chemicals produced by microbes that are useful for food preservation? a. Produces acids and alcohols 2. Be able to describe the basic pathways for homolactic, heterolactic, and ethanol fermentation in terms of inputs and outputs and ATP yield. 3.What is the role of microbes in cheese production?
4.What are the basic steps in beer production that involve microbes? Why is malting necessary for beer production? 5.How is vinegar a microbial product? What is the starting substrate? 6.What is the pathway for acetic acid production? How is ATP produced? What is the electron acceptor for acetic acid bacteria? 7.What are the main metabolic groups needed for cocoa fermentation? What metabolites are produced and consumed?
8.Describe the major roles of microbes in wastewater treatment. What metabolic pathways of microbes are important in wastewater treatment? Why is polyphosphate formation an important microbial activity in wastewater treatment?
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