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Cell - 5 Plantae Photosynthetic Multicellular Autotrophs Obtain inorganic materials from the external environment and process them into the organic compounds needed for life. Cells secrete a cell wall, comprised of cellulose, exterior to the plasma membrane Fungi Multicellular Heterotrophs Obtain organic materials from the external environment and assimilate them for their needs Cells secrete a cell wall exterior to the plasma membrane comprised of chitin
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Unformatted text preview: Animalia • Multicellular Heterotrophs • Cells lack a cell wall Most of what we discuss in our introductory Biology class refers to the eukaryotic cell and eukaryotic organisms. Microbiology focuses extensively on bacteria, the major group of prokaryotic organisms. We will take just a little time to discuss the distinguishing feature of prokaryotic cells....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course BIO 151 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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