EVPP 110 Lecture - Life - Tour of the Kingdoms of Life - Student - Fall 2010

EVPP 110 Lecture - Life - Tour of the Kingdoms of Life - Student - Fall 2010

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–23. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Life: A Tour of the Kingdoms of Life EVPP 110 Lecture Dr. Largen iClicker Question #1 H ow many kingdoms of life cur r ently exist? A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 6 E. 7 iClicker Question #2 H ow many Domains of life cur r ently exist? A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 6 E. 7 Kingdom Archaebacter ia Kingdom Archaebacteria Archaebacteria ancient bacteria prokaryotic cells some are extremophiles methanogens halophiles (salt lovers) thermophiles (heat lovers) psychrophiles (live at or near freezing point) xerophiles (live in near absence of water) acidophiles (live in 0-5 pH) Figure 27.14 Extreme halophiles (Campbell & Reece) Extreme halophiles Salt-loving Halophiles Great Salt Lake, UT Salt water evaporating ponds, San Francisco Bay, Halococcus sp. Figure 27.1 Heat-loving prokar yotes (Campbell & Reece) Heat-loving Thermophiles Colony of bacteria thriving in a bloc of ice from the Antarctic Cold-loving Psychrophiles Methanogens were found living in young volcanic deposits, both hot and cold, on the Ploskii Tolbachik volcano, Russia Methanogens Deinococcus radiodurans Thriving in the presence of radioactivity Acidophiles Ferroplasma acidophilum Acidic outflow of a California gold mine Deinococcus peraridilitoris Atacama Desert, Chile Thriving in the absence of water - Xerophiles Solving envir onmental pr oblems with the help of Ar chaea production of secreted polymers considered as raw material for biodegradable plastics aid for use in oil exploration efforts enzyme that breaks down hydrogen peroxide in industrial wastewater, producing only O 2 + H 2 O as byproducts cold- and heat- adapted proteins detergents that allow for efficient washing in cold water pectinases that act at lower temperatures in processing of fruit juices, cheeses polymer-degrading enzymes could be used in paper industry and other Solving envir onmental pr oblems with the help of Ar chaea methane generators (methanogens) capacity as clean and inexpensive energy sources methane metabolizers could be used to reduce GHG methane emissions from landfills show promise in generating electricity from waste products removing radioactive metals from the environment efficiently processing biomass into biofuels like ethanol- continued Kingdom Eubacter ia Kingdom Eubacter ia Shapes Modes of nutrition Structural features Kingdom Eubacter ia Shapes spher ical cocci (coccus) helical (spir al) spir illa (helical) vibr ios (comma) spir ochetes (curved) r od-like bacilli (bacillus) Domain Bacter ia I n YOUR Life Str ep thr oat Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes - continued Domain Bacter ia I n YOUR Life M RSA Methycillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Lyme disease, caused by bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi ,...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/21/2011 for the course EVPP 110 taught by Professor All during the Winter '08 term at George Mason.

Page1 / 137

EVPP 110 Lecture - Life - Tour of the Kingdoms of Life - Student - Fall 2010

This preview shows document pages 1 - 23. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online