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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
aerobic respiration, using ammonia as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using arsenite as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using carbon monoxide as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using ferrous ions as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using hydrogen as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using nitrite as electron donor 
aerobic respiration, using sulfur or sulfate as electron donor 
anaerobic electron transport chain 
anaerobic respiration, using ammonium as electron donor 
heptadecane biosynthetic process +  
lead sulfide oxidation 
methane catabolic process 
methanogenesis +  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of methane, a colorless, odorless, flammable gas with the formula CH4. It is the simplest of the alkanes.
negative regulation of alkane biosynthetic process +  
pentadecane biosynthetic process +  
positive regulation of alkane biosynthetic process +  
regulation of alkane biosynthetic process +  
tridecane biosynthetic process +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: methane biosynthesis ;   methane biosynthetic process
Xrefs: UM-BBD_pathwayID:meth ;   Wikipedia:Methanogenesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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