Lecture 2 - Biological classification Biological...

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Biological classification
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Biological classification Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species Kids Playing Chicken on Freeways Get Smashed Keep Pots Clean or Family Gets Sick King Philip Came Over for Grape Soda Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach
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Taxonomy (1) 1. Species: Organism sharing a set of biological traits and reproducing only their exact kind. (Species is the fundamental unit in taxonomy) a. strain: organisms within the species varying in a given quality b. types: organisms within the species varying immunologically. 2. Genus: closely related species 3. Family : closely related genera
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4. Order: closely related families 5. Class : closely related order 6. Phylum: related classes Use nutritional patterns, as well as structure ones and biochemical properties, provide guidelines for classification of microorganisms. E.g. . Autotrophy, heterotopy, oxygen requirement etc.
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