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Every living thing requires energy. This is also true of microorganisms. Energy is frequently generated in the cells by respiration, that is, by the combustion of organic compounds—in other words, food. During this process, electrons are released, which the microorganisms then need to get rid of. In the absence of oxygen, microorganisms can use other methods to do so, including transporting the electrons to minerals outside the cells.

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