Microbes and Protists

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Can you name the Microbes and Protists?

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

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