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Bacteria Our invisible friends
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Bacteria are prokaryotes Pro – before Karyon – nucleus The simplest forms of life are prokaryotes. Earth’s first cells were prokaryotes.
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Lots of Them! Prokaryotes are Earth’s most abundant life forms. They can survive in many environments. They can get energy from many different sources.
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Prokaryote Review Mostly single-celled No nucleus or organelles Circular chromosomes Cell walls Reproduce mostly asexually Anaerobic or aerobic Heterotrophic or autotrophic
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Archaebacteria Methane producers – anaerobic Halophiles Halo = salt Philia = love
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Unformatted text preview: Thermophiles Thermo = heat Eubacteria Parasitic heterotrophs ( Streptococcus) Saprophages Sapro = death Phage = eat Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) Photosynthetic Chemosynthetic autotrophs ( Rhizobium ) Bacteria are Named by Shape Cocci (ball-shaped) Streptococcus mutans Bacillus (rod-shaped) Clostridium botulinum Spirilli (spiral-shaped) Treponema palladium Germ Theory of Disease Joseph Lister Aseptic Techniques Robert Koch Germ Theory A specific microorganism causes a specific disease...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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