Lecture 9 08 final

Lecture 9 08 final - Which of the following would NOT be...

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1 Fungi Continued Chapter 27 Important Clades Defenders of the Biosphere Example questions Rhizopus stolonifer. Zygomycetes • reproduce sexually by the fusion of two gametangia Only one diploid cell --the zygote appears in the life cycle • no fruiting bodies • sporangia
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2 www.wiscinfo.wisc.edu Ascocarps Dutch elm disease Sexually produced ascospores helios.bto.ed.ac.uk/bto/microbes
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3 Nature 418; 2002 Nature 420; 2002 EEMB 3 NSF/ PBS Documentary “Keepers of the Biosphere” While viewing this film answer the following questions. Keep this sheet as a study guide for potential questions on the midterm and final. 1. What is Biosphere II and what was its goal? 2. What is the role of microbes in the oceanic biosphere? 3. What is the primary food source for the ecosystem at hydrothermal vents?
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4 4. What was the way that Dr. Steve Giovannoni identified his mystery microbe and what did he call it? 5. How does his group study this microbe without having it in culture? 6. What was the actual cause of the failure of the Biosphere II project?
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Unformatted text preview: Which of the following would NOT be used to describe fungi: A. Some are yeasts B. Most have chitin in their cell walls C. Some are slime molds D. Some are Ascomycetes E. Some comprise lichens All prokaryotes can be differentiated from Eukaryotes by testing for peptidoglycan. Example Questions 5 Its gram positive night at the local microbial night club and you are in charge of identifying the proper clientele to let in for free. All gram-positive microbes are allowed to enter the club for free. Who do you let in to the club? A. The tall dark one with long flowing lipopolysaccharides B. The slender one without any fatty acids in its cell membrane C. The one with endotoxins in its cell membranes that likes to cause a fever when he enters the room D. The nervous one with the twitching contractile vacuole E. The one with the thick peptidoglycan layer in its cell wall...
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