Change of Gibbs free energy in sulfate dependent methane oxidation

Value -18 kJ/mol
Organism Generic
Reference Schink B. Energetics of syntrophic cooperation in methanogenic degradation. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 1997 Jun61(2):262-80 p.274 left column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID9184013
Comments "From a thermodynamic point of view, sulfate-dependent methane oxidation is an exergonic reaction CH4+(SO4)2- + 2H+>>CO2+H2S+2H2O which yields a change of Gibbs energy of -18 kJ per mol under standard conditions"
Entered by Uri M
ID 104424