Microbes and Protists

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

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