Response to Comment on "Arsenic(III) Fuels Anoxygenic Photosynthesis in Hot Spring Biofilms from Mono Lake, California"

R. S. Oremland, J. F. Stolz, M. Madigan, J. T. Hollibaugh, T. R. Kulp, S. E. Hoeft, J. Fisher, L. G. Miller, C. W. Culbertson, M. Asao
2009 Science  
Schoepp-Cothenet et al. bring a welcome conceptual debate to the question of which came first in the course of planetary biological evolution, arsenite [As(III)] oxidation or dissimilatory arsenate [As(V)] reduction. However, we disagree with their reasoning and stand by our original conclusion.
doi:10.1126/science.1166435 fatcat:we4m4ttgvrhrtpt3yypyujnn6y