Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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

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Created Jan 31, 2012ReportNominate
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