lecture 7 - Microbes Breathe Microbial Cell Structure...

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Unformatted text preview: Microbes Breathe Microbial Cell Structure Monomers and Macromolecules Microbial Structure Goals Intended outcomes Recognize the structures of the monomers that make up the basic building blocks of the cell Assign a function to a structural unit. Cytoplasm, nucleoid, membrane. Realize that all cells are made of three things: nucleic acids, proteins and small molecules Cell - the basic unit The basic unit of life Membranes Maintenance of a closed system Barrier to the outside world Sense and respond to environmental stimuli Cells Made of the same basic chemical matter proteins nucleic acids -(DNA/RNA) lipids polysaccharides Cellular structures help achieve four tasks critical to survival Feed Replicate Adapt Evolve Paramecium bursaria and its symbiont alga These micrographs show the rhizoids (a), stolon (b), and zygosporangia (c) of Rhizopus, a fungus. Bacillus Bacillus Rhizobium Escherichia Mycoplas Cyanobacter Plantomyc Thermotoga The basic parts Monomers (sugars, amino acids, purines, pyrimidines, etc) Small molecules: e.g., coenzymes, cofactors Macromolecules DNA and RNA Protein Membranes Monomers All small molecules that make up the rest of the cell Building blocks Only four basic kinds Sugars Amino acids Purines and pyrimidines Lipids Sugars (carbohydrates) Purposes Carbon and energy sources Storage materials Parts of other structures (Cell walls, DNA, RNA, exopolysaccharide, capsule, etc) Sugar structures, names...
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