missing metabolism

J. Dennis Pollack pollack.1 at osu.edu
Thu Jun 27 14:40:06 EST 1996

Can anyone please tell me which prokaryotes have been directly found to 
lack both the TCA cycle  and cytochromes (or electron transport, 
oxphos)? Do these examples also have/lack de novo pyrimidine synthesis (CP to 
UMP)? Perhaps the presence or absence of this latter path  is not known?

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