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October 10, 2011 Microbial Eukaryote Diversity 1. Sailor's Eyebal a) gets up to about 2 inches in diameter b) microbial eukaryote that is very large c) can see with the naked eye d) allowed the microbial eukaryotes to have a digestive lifestyle 2. because of size range, one can engulf the other a) using pseudopods (“false feet”) b) something with green blobs may be photosynthetic may be symbiotic (algae relationship with the cell) may be something that is photosynthetic that it ate 5 major groupings of eukaryotes 1. Excavates a) single celled, many parsitic (Trypanosoma and Giardia) b) Giardia larger organism attaches to your intestinall has cysts that can withstand the environment for a long time mass infections are usually caused when a child poops in a pool c) have an excavated groove in one side of the body d) thought to be one of the earliest branching of eukaryotes because they didn't have mitochondria (they steal energy from hosts, so they don't need mitochondria anymore)
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course EEMB 3 taught by Professor Carlson during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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