Bacterial Nutrient Requirements Quiz

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What is the main source of energy for Chemoorganotrophs?

Oxidation of organic substances

What percentage of the dry weight of a bacterial cell is composed of nitrogen?

14%

What role does iron play in bacterial cells?

Part of cytochrome and enzyme activities

Which inorganic ion stabilizes ribosomes, cell membranes, and nucleic acids in bacteria?

Magnesium

What do Trace Elements function as in bacteria?

Co-factors for enzymes

Which growth factor is essential for bacterial growth?

Vitamin B complex

What is the main physical requirement for bacteria to acquire nutrients?

Moisture or water

Test your knowledge on the essential nutrient requirements of bacteria, including sources of energy, elements necessary for cellular synthesis, and inorganic ions. Learn about chemoorganotrophs, nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and important ions like magnesium and calcium.

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