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Energy well spent on a prokaryotic genome

The genome sequence of the bacterium Gluconobacter oxydans suggests new ways of harnessing this organism's unusual metabolism for biotechnology.

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Figure 1: Incomplete substrate oxidation in Gluconobacter oxydans.

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McNeil, B., Harvey, L. Energy well spent on a prokaryotic genome. Nat Biotechnol 23, 186–187 (2005).

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