Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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

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Created Jan 31, 2012ReportNominate
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