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How Electricity-eating Microbes Fix Carbon Dioxide Using Electrons

News   Mar 26, 2019 | Original story by Talia Ogliore for Washington University in St. Louis.

 
How Electricity-eating Microbes Fix Carbon Dioxide Using Electrons

A Washington University team showed how a phototrophic microbe called Rhodopseudomonas palustris takes up electrons from conductive substances like metal oxides or rust to reduce carbon dioxide. Credit: Bose laboratory, Washington University.

 
 
 

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