chromatophores on cell membranes

chromatophores on cell membranes - all of the old bacteria;...

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—chromatophores on cell membranes — peptidoglycan in cell wall present absent absent metabolize methane no yes no number of RNA polymerases one several several — bacterial flagella of flagellin protein; rotate — —direct; fission or budding; no microtubules — — “sexual” recombination; transfer from donor to recipient — — most diverse of all organisms— (see text) The division of the prokaryotes into two domains poses many problems, not the least of which is the  inclusiveness of the name “bacteria.” Technically, “bacteria” aren't 
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Unformatted text preview: all of the old bacteria; when used appropriately today the fascinating extremophiles are excluded by the term. Some microbiologists suggest the use of Eubacteria (eu = true) as a domain and common name to distinguish one specific group, but the practice is not universally accepted. Some clarification may be necessary, therefore, in usingand interpreting others' useof the word bacteria....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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