Methanogens and Methylotrophs

Chapter

Abstract

The Italian physicist Volta must be credited for observation that the bubbles arising at the surface of Lago Maggiore were inflammable (1776). Thirty years later, this combustible air was identified as methane (CH4), whose microbial origin was established only in 1868.

Keywords

Anaerobic Oxidation Formyl Group Methanol Dehydrogenase Methanosarcina Barkeri Methylococcus Capsulatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut PasteurParisFrance

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