Bis2C-Fall10-StudyGuide.Euks

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The Tree of Life Eukaryotic Diversity Study Guide This is an outline of some of the major concepts and topics you need to know about. This is NOT an exhaustive list but merely a guide to many of the major concepts. Most of this material is covered in Lectures 10-11. Bacteria and archaea vs eukaryotes o Describe some of the major distinctions o Understand examples from class Eukaryotic diversity o Diversity of form Give some examples o Diversity of function Give some examples o Trophy/Nutrition Understand in the context of eukaryotic groups o Phylogenetic diversity Major groups Know how the smaller groups (e.g., Apicomplexans, Chlorophytes) map to the larger groupings. Know some synapomorphies of each group. READ THE PART OF CH 27 on THESE GROUPS You will not be expected to memorize names/details of all organisms in these
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Unformatted text preview: groups but you will be expected to be able to answer questions that reference some of the details about the group, especially those discussed in class or in detail in the book. For example, you could be asked something like T/F The causative agent of malaria is a bacterium. This would be F because malaria is caused by an infection by an apicomplexan. Another example question would be T/F No diatoms are photosynthetic. This would be F. Endosymbioses o Origin of mitochondria and plastids o How to trace origins o Primary vs. secondary symbioses o Models of phagocytosis and how different genomes get combined in one cell o Why this is analogous in many ways to lateral gene transfer....
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