Test Questions - Bis 2C

Test Questions - Bis 2C - Question The Fungi are absorptive...

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Question: The Fungi are absorptive heterotrophs. This Means: Answer: They secret enzymes outside of their “Bodies” that digest food molecules into smaller molecules that can be absorbed. Lichens: a ymbiosis between fungi and green algae/cyanobacteria Question: True or False, Lichens evolved only once. Answer: ? – look that shit up White rot fungi: Break down Cellulose, Hemicellulose, Lignin Brown rot fungi: break down cellulose, hemicelluloses….NOT LIGNIN Penicillin binds to the enzyme that links the peptidoglycan molecules in bacteria and weakens the cell wall of the bacterium when it multiplies. This causes death when the bacterium tries to divide. Mycotoxin -> Aflatoxin -> Very Toxic, Causes liver cancer Mycorrhizae – Symbiosis between fungi and plant roots -Fungus receives carbons -Plant gets Nitrogen, Water, Phosphorus, other micronutrients and minerals Mycorrhizal network – Used in agriculture –don’t have to use synthetic nitrogen fertilizer Mycorrihzae has evolved multiple times
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course BIS 52191 taught by Professor Marksanders during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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Test Questions - Bis 2C - Question The Fungi are absorptive...

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