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methanotrophs
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Microorganisms that metabolize methane as their only source of carbon and energy under aerobic or anaerobic conditions.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/52307.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/52307
Used For
methane-oxidizing bacteria
methane oxidizing bacteria
methanophiles
Broader Term
microorganisms
trophic relationships
Related Term
methanogens
soil bacteria
Spanish
metanotrofos
Term Number
52307