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Nutrition in Bacteria

Nutrition in Bacteria The bacteria can be classified into two nutritional categories on the basis of their nutritional requirements: the autotrophic and heterotrophic bacteria. Autotrophic Bacteria The bacteria that are able to synthesize organic compounds necessary for their survival from simple inorganic substances are called autotrophic bacteria. They obtain carbon from inorganic compounds, mostly from carbon dioxide. The autotrophic bacteria ...

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