Endothermic microbial growth. A calorimetric investigation of an extreme case of entropy-driven microbial growth

Life is almost always assocd. with the generation of heat. Thus far, all chemotrophic life forms that have been studied in calorimeters were found to be exothermic. Certain literature reports have even cast doubt on the existence of endothermic growth, even though thermodn. principles do not rule it out. The present report describes the first expts. demonstrating the actual existence of chemotrophic life forms that take up heat rather than produce it. [on SciFinder (R)]


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Pure and Applied Chemistry, 72, 10, 1835-1838
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2000
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De Gruyter, De Gruyter
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0033-4545
1365-3075
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