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1. Acetoclastic bacteria
Bacteria that use only acetic acid and produce methane during anaerobic fermentation.

2. Acetoclastis
The process of splitting acetate into methane and carbon dioxide by some methanogens .

3. Aldehyde
A carbon atom double-bonded to an oxygen, single-bonded to a hydrogen, and single-bonded to another chemical group (such as methane, benzene, another hydrogen, anything). The carbon oxygen double bond part is known as a carbonyl group (-C=O). An example is acetaldehyde, which is a carbonyl group single-bonded to a hydrogen and single-bonded to a methane (a methyl group: -CH3).

4. Anaerobic digester (anaerobic bioreactor)
This is a bioreactor for anaerobically digesting sewage-laced wastewater. In it, anaerobic bacteria produce a mix of methane and carbon dioxide; as much as 90% of the chemical energy in the wastewater can be converted to methane, which is typically exhausted continuously and collected for use as a fuel or for a reagent for other industrial chemical reactions.

5. Archae (Archaebacteria)
This is a super-classification of odd bacteria that are neither prokaryote s nor eukaryote s; some scientists believe they represent a separate kingdom. The primary genus is Archaebacteria, whose members fall in three categories: microbes that can live in extremely salty environments (halophiles), microbes that produce methane (methanogens), and microbes that can live in extremely hot environments (thermophiles). All are of interest to biotechnologists because they have unique biochemical features (e.g., the enzyme s of the theromophiles are extremely stable at high temperatures).

6. Biogas
A gas that is produced through anaerobic respiration; it contains mostly methane and carbon dioxide with small amounts of water vapor, nitrogen, hydrogen, or other gases.

7. Ketone
A carbon atom double-bonded to an oxygen and single-bonded to two chemical groups (such as methane, benzene, anything besides hydrogen). The carbon-oxygen double bond part is known as a carbonyl group (-C=O). An example is acetone, which is a carbonyl group attached to two methanes ( methyl group s: -CH3).

8. Methanogen
A methane -producing prokaryote ; member of the Archaea .

9. Methanogenesis
The biological production of methane .

10. Methanogens
A group of archaebacteria that produce methane as a by product of their metabolism.


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