What is the form of nutrition for bacteria?

Asked by vahul95 | 14th Jun, 2008, 02:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Many bacteria can synthesize every complex molecule they need from the basic minerals, but others, said to be fastidious, require preformed organic molecules like vitamins, amino acids, nucleic acids, carbohydrates. Most bacteria are heterotrophs, a few are lithotrophs.

Answered by  | 15th Jun, 2008, 08:01: PM

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