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bio 102 protista lab

bio 102 protista lab - General clade Chemoheterotroph...

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General clade Chemoheterotroph/ Photoautotroph Characteristics Role in nature+ Symbiant/parasite Dinoflagellate photoautotroph Unicellular algae called   plankton, cell wall- cellulose in   membrane, brownish in color In warm weather they reproduce   in lg. numbers causing “ red tide” they   produce  Neurotoxins which harm marine   life.  Symbiant.   Diatom photoautotroph  Unicellular organisms cell walls   are made of silica(fustule)  The  cells contain one nucleus with   one or more nucleoli and one or   more yellow-brown   chromatophores Diatoms were used as food for   the larvae of echinoderms,   mollusks, and shrimp. They have   also been an indicator of water   quality and pollution, as they are   able to uptake and bind both   organic and inorganic substances  Much of the world’s petroleum   was formed from Diatoms. Some are symbiant but mainly   parasitic Amoebozoa Chemoheterotroph By means of phagocytosis Cell is divided into two different   structures/1. , inner structure is
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