microbiology 4 ch 7 (microbial growth) and 11 (catabolism)

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microbiology 4 ch 7 (microbial growth) and 11 (catabolism)
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phototroph chemotroph heterotroph autotroph catabolism nutrients growth aerobic respiration TCA cycle differential medium selective
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phototroph, chemotroph, heterotroph, autotroph, catabolism, nutrients, growth, aerobic respiration, TCA cycle, differential medium, selective medium
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  1. phototroph
    light as their energy source
  2. chemotrophs
    obtain energy from the oxidation of chemical compounds (either organic or inorganic)
  3. lithotroph
    use reduced inorganic substances as their electron source,
  4. organotrophs
    use reduced inorganic substances as their electron source,
  5. heterotrophs
    use reduced inorganic substances as their electron source,
  6. autotrophs
    use reduced inorganic substances as their electron source,
  7. what is a defined or synthetic medium?
    A medium in which all chemical components are known
  8. complex medium
    Media that contain some ingredients of unknown chemical composition
  9. Media such as tryptic soy broth and tryptic soy agar are called _____ because they sustain the growth of many microorganisms
    supportive media
  10. fortified media that accomodate many microorganisms, including fastidious ones, are called _____
    enriched media

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