are a family of archaea , found in water satur...
... Phylum Crenarchaeota
Archaeog...hey also exhibit a variety of different types of metabolism. Of note, the halobacteria
can use light to produce ATP , although no Archaea conduct photosynthesi...
... form of energy in active transport, electron potential generation, NADPH synthesis and ATP synthesis/hydrolysis.
Some archaea , most notably halobacteria
, make proton gradients by pumping in protons from the environment with the help of the solar driven enzyme bacteriorhodopsin , here it is used for d...
... membrane while drawing energy from this flow to synthesize ATP.
Bacteriorhodopsin is a photosynthetic pigment used by archaea , most notably halobacteria
electron transfer chain
In taxonomy, the Halobacteria
are a class of the Euryarchaeota, found in water saturated or nearly saturated with salt. They are also called halophiles, though this name is also used for other organisms which live in somewhat... In taxonomy, the Halobacteriales are an order of the Halobac...