Microbiology

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  1. Aquificae
    thought to represent the deepest branch of bacteria
  2. hyperthermophilic
    optimum of 85c and maximum of 95c
  3. Chemolithoautotrophic
    generate energy by oxidizing electron donors such as hydrogen, thiosulfate, and sulfur with oxygen as the electron acceptor
  4. Thermotogae
    second deepest branch of the bacteria
  5. Hyperthermophiles
    optimum of 80c and a maximum of 90c
  6. Deinococcus
    Extraordinarily resistant to desiccation and radiation
  7. Cyanbacteria
    Carry out oxygenic photosynthesis, using water as an electron source for the generation of NADH and NADPH
  8. Green and purple bacteria
    Carry out anoxygenic photosynthesis, using reduced molecules other than water as electron sources for the generation of NADH and NADPH
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