Microbes and Protists

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unicellular protists with micro and macronuclei
prokaryotic Domain with joined phospholipid bilayers and genes that have introns
kingdom of oxygenic photoautotrophs using chloroplasts
Gram-, obligate intracellular parasites
use methane (CH4) gas as food
prokaryotic Domain (usually) with peptidoglycan cell wall
helical or spiral cell shape, Gram-
protists with a life stage bearing a 'hairy' flagellum and another normal flagellum
Gram-, chemo- or photosynthetic, important N cyclers, usually in soils
genus of the organism that causes malaria
a paraphyletic group that is between domains
protists with chlorophyll as the main pigment
protists protected by theca made of cellulose
unicellular protists that move by cell crawling
protist phylum with cellulose and phycoerythrin
protists with small sacs just beneath the cell membrane
oxygenic photoautotrophs, largest of all bacteria
single-celled heterotrophic protists that use pseudopodia to ingest food
protists with cellulose cell walls and the yellow pigment phaeophytin
Gram +, some lack cell walls, mostly free-living
usually asexual protists with silicate frustule for protection
found in sulfur-rich volcanic pools of hot acid
chemoautotrophs in hypersaline pools

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Created Jan 31, 2012ReportNominate
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