Geobacter metallireducens
http://genome.jgi-psf.org/finished_microbes/geome/geome.home.html

DOE Joint Genome Institute


This web page features the microbe Geobacter metallireducens. The site briefly describes the ability of Geobacter metallireducens to gain energy through the dissimilatory reduction of iron, manganese, uranium and other metals. This site also contains an image of the microbe, literature referenced and links to the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) home page, blast alignment search, annotation and microbial sequence downloads.

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Subject: Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Biogeochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Habitats:Freshwater, Biosphere:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biosphere:Molecular BiologyKeyword: chemotaxis