methylotrophic microorganisms

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Organisms that use, as substrates for growth, C compounds containing carbon in a lower @[email protected] than in carbon dioxide.
Source:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 160 [Terms] [Paper]