RAH_20Lec_201_20__20Protozoans

RAH_20Lec_201_20__20Protozoans - Lecture Outline Protista;...

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Lecture Outline – Protista; Protozoans 1 SUMMARY OF PROTISTAN FUNCTIONAL GROUPS ALGAE Plant-like because they are or have … autotrophic: photosynthesis with chlorophyll cell walls of cellulose (and other constituents) starch storage non-motile (but with many exceptions) include plant ancestors SLIME MOLDS AND WATER MOLDS Fungus-like because they are or have… osmotrophic: heterotrophic by absorption of dissolved organic matter digested from particulate matter by externally secreted enzymes mostly colonial or filamentous little or no motility (with some major exceptions) include probable Fungi ancestors PROTOZOANS Animal-like because they are or have … phagotrophic: heterotrophic by injestion of particulate organic matter (except in endoparasites) no cell walls (with some exceptions) lipid storage (not starch) mostly motile (but not all)
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Lecture Outline – Protista; Protozoans 2 PROTOZOAN PROTISTS “Protozoan” protists
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This note was uploaded on 08/03/2010 for the course BIO 1500 taught by Professor Pandolfi during the Winter '08 term at Wayne State University.

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