Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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

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