Rhodopseudomonas is an anaerobic photoautotroph that uses organic compounds as an electron donor. It is also capable of chemoheterotrophic metabolism. Diagram the metabolic pathways of this bacterium 
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According to the researchers, following four types of metabolic pathways can be
observed in Rhodopseudomonas:
1. Photo autotrophic Metabolism
2. Photo heterotrophic Metabolism
3. Chemo autotrophic Metabolism, and
4. Chemo heterotrophic Metabolism
1. Photo autotrophic Metabolism
CO2

H2
Thiosulfate
2. Photo heterotrophic Metabolism
Succinate

3. Chemo autotrophic Metabolism
CO2

H+

O2 H2O
H2 H+ H+
Thiosulfate

4. Chemo heterotrophic Metabolism
Succinate

H+

O2 H2O
H+ H+

References
1. genome.uiowa.edu/
2. aem.asm.org/content/71/10/5850
3. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6771496
4. http://www.enviresol.com/Inocusol/RhodopseudomonasPalustris.htm