3. Elaboration Question 1

Course subject(s) 3. Biological treatment

Question 1: Metabolism

Draw a diagram to represent the following metabolisms.

  • Heterotroph under aerobic conditions
  • Heterotroph under anaerobic conditions
  • Autotroph under aerobic conditions

Clearly define the carbon source, the electron donor, the electron acceptor and the main produced products associated with the metabolisms. Also indicate the catabolism and the anabolism.

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