Methanogenesis Assignment Help

Unique Microbial Biochemical pathways - Methanogenesis

Methanogenesis


Energy metabolism in the Archaea has several similarities to either the Bacteria or the Eukarya subject to slight modifications example for The Entner-Doudoroff pathway for glucose catabolism. Pathways cannot be generalized because of the metabolic diversity of the Archaea but the metabolism of carbon sources resulting in the release of methane is unique. Substrates like as carbon monoxide, formate and carbon dioxide are metabolized anaerobically in the presence of hydrogen:

1075_Methanogenesis.png

C1 compounds like as methanol, methylamine and dimethylsulfide are used when hydrogen is an electron donor in the following way:

2001_Methanogenesis 1.png

However, some methanogens can use methanol in the absence of hydrogen:

 

1901_Methanogenesis 2.png

Compounds such as acetate are cleaved in an acetotrophic process:

887_Methanogenesis 3.png

All these reactions are chemiosmotically linked to ATP synthesis. The acetotrophic reaction yields the least amount of energy per mole substrate whereas the CO2-type substrates yield the most.

 


Expertsmind’s world class education services

We at www.expertsmind.com offer email based assignment help – homework help and projects assistance from k-12 academic level to college and university level and management and engineering studies. Our experts are helping students in their studies and they offer instant tutoring assistance giving their best practiced knowledge and spreading their world class education services through e-Learning program.

- Quality assignment help assistance 24x7 hrs
- Best qualified tutor’s network
- Time on delivery
- Quality assurance before delivery
- 100% originality and fresh work