Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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

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