We argue that acetate or acetic acid effluent (depending on pH) from putative microbes on other terraqueous globes such as Europa and Mars would be more reliable indicators of life than methane.
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Russell, M. J., Martin-Torres, J., Yung, Y. L., & Kanik, I. (2010). Would Acetate (or its Derivatives) be the Most Reliable Guide to Life on Terraqueous Globes?. https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2010LPICo1538.5027R