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Microbiol Sci. 1986 Dec;3(12):376-8.

Aerobic photosynthetic bacteria.

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  • 1Otsuchi Marine Research Centre, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan.

Abstract

Erythrobacter species OCh 114 is a strictly aerobic bacterium containing bacteriochlorophyll a. Although its growth is dependent on heterotrophic nutrition, light enhances its growth yield and CO2-fixation activity. A new category--aerobic photosynthetic bacteria--is proposed for Erythrobacter species OCh 114.

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