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Some study guide questions for Exam 2 Chapters 6, 7, 11 + parts of chapters 26, 27, 48 1) Understand Miller-Urey experiment. What were the results? 2) What are the three domains of life? 3) What are the characteristic components of prokaryotes? 4) Compare and contrast bacteria and archaea with respect to characteristics discussed in class. 5) What is the bacterial cell wall made up of? Is this present in Archaea and Eukaryotes? 6) What extracellular structures are present outside the cell wall in certain bacteria? 7) What are the functions of the following in bacteria: plasma membrane, gas vacuole, endospore, cell wall, flagella, pili, nucleoid, ribosomes. 8) Do bacteria have membrane bound organelles? Are ribosomes present in bacteria and archaea? 9) What are the energy sources in photoautotrophs and chemoautotrophs? What is their carbon source? 10) What are the energy and carbon sources in photoheterotrophs and chemoheterotrophs? 11) What kinds of environments do extreme halophiles and thermophiles live in? What are methanogens? 12) How does the chemistry of Archaeal cell walls differ from bacteria? 13) What is unique about Archaeal lipids? 14) What are the similarities and differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2008 for the course BIO 311C taught by Professor Satasivian during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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