Methanogen

A type of archabacterium which is capable of producing methane gas.

Methanogen

Methanogens are microorganisms that produce methane as a metabolic byproduct in anoxic conditions. They are classified as archaea, a domain distinct from bacteria. They are common in wetlands, where they are responsible for marsh gas, and in the digestive tracts of animals such as ruminants and humans, where they are responsible for the methane co...
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methanogen

noun archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane; a source of natural gas
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methanogen

A methane-producing prokaryote, member of the Archaea. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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methanogen

methanogen A methanogenic organism; specifically, any of the group of methane-producing archaebacteria that are found in anaerobic environments and in the guts of animals; especially, ruminants and arthropods.
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methanogen

Methanogens. Credit: Maryland Astrobiology Consortium, NASA, and STScI A microorganism that produces methane as a byproduct of its metabolism. All known methanogens are both archaeans and obligate anaerobes, that is, they cannot live in the presence of oxygen. They are commonly found in wetlands...
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methanogen

Type: Term Pronunciation: meth-an′ō-jen Definitions: 1. Any methane-producing bacterium of the family Methanobacteriaceae.
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methanogen

[n] - archaebacteria found in anaerobic environments such as animal intestinal tracts or sediments or sewage and capable of producing methane
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