Encyclopedia of Geobiology

2011 Edition
| Editors: Joachim Reitner, Volker Thiel

Syntrophy

  • Joachim Reitner
  • Volker Thiel
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9212-1_242

Syntrophy is a symbiotic association, where metabolite exchange occurs between the organisms involved. See entry “ Symbiosis” for further reading.

Keywords

Symbiotic Association Metabolite Exchange 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Reitner
    • 1
  • Volker Thiel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GöttingenGöttingenGermany