Microbes and Protists

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

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Created Jan 31, 2012ReportNominate
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