Microbes and Protists

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

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Created Jan 31, 2012ReportNominate
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