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- noun Chemical synthesis effected by the aid of electrolysis.
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- noun chemistry the
synthesisof compounds in an electrochemical cell
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Professor Derek Lovley describes microbial electrosynthesis in this excerpt from "New uses for microorganisms".
His microbial electrosynthesis (ME) process is carbon neutral and uses solar energy more efficiently than plants.