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Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, or a subtype
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Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, or a subtype

Chemotrophs are organisms that obtain energy by the oxidation of electron donating molecules in their environments. These molecules can be organic (organotrophs) or inorganic (lithotrophs). The chemotroph designation is in contrast to phototroph Image File history File links Download high resolution version (718x633, 26 KB) Summary Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, photoheterotroph, chemoheterotroph, photoautotroph, or chemoautotroph. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (718x633, 26 KB) Summary Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, photoheterotroph, chemoheterotroph, photoautotroph, or chemoautotroph. ... A simple flowchart for what to do if a lamp doesnt work A flowchart (also spelled flow-chart and flow chart) is a schematic representation of a process. ... Green (from chlorophyll) fronds of a maidenhair fern: a photoautotroph Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, or a subtype An autotroph (from the Greek autos = self and trophe = nutrition) is an organism that produces organic compounds from carbon dioxide as a carbon source, using either light or... Flowchart to determine if a species is autotroph, heterotroph, or a subtype A heterotroph (Greek heterone = (an)other and trophe = nutrtion) is an organism that requires organic substrates to get its carbon for growth and development. ... The most fundamental reactions in chemistry are the redox processes. ... The Electron is a fundamental subatomic particle that carries an electric charge. ... In chemistry, a molecule is an aggregate of two or more atoms in a definite arrangement held together by chemical bonds [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]. Chemical substances are not infinitely divisible into smaller fractions of the same substance: a molecule is generally considered the smallest particle of a pure... An organic compound is any of a large class of chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon, with exception of carbides, carbonates and carbon oxides. ... Inorganic chemistry is the branch of chemistry concerned with the properties and reactions of inorganic compounds. ... Phototrophs or photoautotrophs are photosynthetic algae, fungi, bacteria and cyanobacteria which build up carbon dioxide and water into organic cell materials using energy from sunlight. ...


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Chemotroph - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (205 words)
Chemotrophs are organisms that obtain energy by the oxidation of electron donating molecules in their environments.
The chemotroph designation is in contrast to phototrophs which utilize solar energy.
Chemoautotrophs (or chemotrophic autotroph), in addition to deriving energy from chemical reactions, synthesize all necessary organic compounds from carbon dioxide.
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