phototrophic bacteria

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Noun1.phototrophic bacteria - green and purple bacteria; energy for growth is derived from sunlight; carbon is derived from carbon dioxide or organic carbon
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
purple bacteria - free-living Gram-negative pink to purplish-brown bacteria containing bacteriochlorophyll
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The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic Bacteria. New York, USA: Springer; 2001.
Biotechnological potentials of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria. I.
Published in Frontiers in Energy Research, their study is the first to show that purple phototrophic bacteria (PPB) -- which can store energy from light -- when supplied with an electric current can recover near to 100% of carbon from any type of organic waste, while generating hydrogen gas for electricity production.
Effective Microorganism (EM), generally in liquid form, contains a variety of lactic acid bacteria, yeasts, and phototrophic bacteria that can be applied as inoculants to increase the microbial diversity of soil ecosystem [12, 19-21].
Abreu, "Primary production in a subtropical stratified coastal lagoon-contribution of anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria," Microbial Ecology, vol.
Several appear to be phototrophic bacteria that produced energy from sunlight.
For example, artificial lights placed inside caves encourage the development of phototrophic bacteria, causing changes in the microbiological communities in the cave ecosystem.