In what ways is Chloracidobacterium thermophilum similar to green sulfur bacteria and in what ways is it different?
Answer to relevant QuestionsWith respect to sulfate-reducing bacteria, what is the difference between complete and incomplete oxidizers? Why might Deinococcus thrive in soils that have been contaminated by radioactive fallout? How can organisms such as Halobacterium survive in a high-salt environment, whereas an organism such as Escherichia coli cannot? (Section 16.1) Why is it difficult to determine the phylogenetic placement of Nanoarchaeota and Korarchaeota? Examine the phylogenetic tree of life in Figure 1.6b. In what ways and why does it differ from the tree in Figure 17.3?
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