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    Growth rate of phototrophic purple bacterium Rhodobacter

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    The growth rate of phototrophic purple bacterium Rhodobacter is twice as fast when the organism is grown phototrophically in a medium with malate as a carbon source as when it is growth with CO2 as a carbon source (with H2 as electron donor). Discuss reasons why and list the nutritional class of Rhobacter when growing under each of the 2 different conditions.

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    The purple bacterium Rhodobacter grows as photoheterotrophs, photoautotrophs or chemoheterotrophs - switching from one mode to another depending on conditions available, especially the following: degree of ...

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