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, Volume 74, Issue 2, pp 116–122 | Cite as

Fine structure of Methanomonas methanooxidans

  • Una Smith
  • Douglas W. Ribbons


Thin sections of the obligate methane oxidizing bacterium, Methanomonas methanooxidans, reveal extensive intracytoplasmic membranes. These always occur in a peripheral arrangement. They appear similar to those in other bacteria which utilize specific energy sources. Their structure and function is discussed.


Methane Specific Energy Energy Source Fine Structure Thin Section 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Una Smith
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Douglas W. Ribbons
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Miami, School of MedicineMiami
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of Miami, School of MedicineMiami
  3. 3.Howard Hughes Medical InstituteMiami

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