Prokarya Taxonomy

Prokarya Taxonomy - Division Phyla Division Characteristi...

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Division Phyla Gracilicutes Mendosicutes Archaebacteria Division Characteristic s Gram-negative Strange cell walls with no peptidoglycan Class Oxyphotobacteria Cyanobacteria Anox yphot obact eria Scotobacteri a Firmibacteria Archaebacteria Class Characteristic s Aerobic photosynthesizers Primary producers in aquatic ecosystems Use water as an electron donor Release oxygen into the atmosphere Photosynthesize similarly to plants Anaer obic photo synth esizer s Use bacter io- chloro phyll instea d of true chloro phyll- A Non- photoshynthet ic bacteria Rods and cocci Category Green and Purpl e Sulfur Bacte ria Green and Purple Non- Sulfur Bacteria Aerobic Rods and Cocci Extreme Thermophiles Methanogens Category Characteristic s Use reduc ed sulfur comp ounds (i.e. H 2 S) as electr on donor Give off eleme ntal sulfur Do not use reduced sulfur compounds as electron donor Heat-lovers CH 4 producers
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as a result of photo synth esis Family Spirochaetaceae spirochetes Enterobacteriaceae Enterics Family
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