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Lecture 15 - Extra Slides - 2 Bacteria Are a Monophyletic...

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Unformatted text preview: 2 Bacteria Are a Monophyletic Group C h l a m y d i a l e s - P r o t e o b a c t e r i a - P r o t e o b a c t e r i a Bacteria F i r m i c u t e s S p i r o c h a e l e s A c t i n o b a c t e r i a C y a n o b a c t e r i a - P r o t e o b a c t e r i a - P r o t e o b a c t e r i a - P r o t e o b a c t e r i a A r c h a e a E u k a r y a Archaea Bacteria Eukarya 3 Bacteria Firmicutes are Gram positives and most are rod shaped or spherical. They are metabolically diverse. Species in this group are important components of soil. Some species in this group cause diseases, yet we use some to ferment milk into yogurt. Spirochaeles (spirochetes) are distinguished by their corkscrew shape and unusual flagella. Most spirochetes produce ATP via fermentation. These bacteria are very common in aquatic habitats. Spirochetes cause the diseases syphilis and Lyme disease. 4 Firmicutes in Yogurt Lactobacillus bulgaricus (rods) and Streptococcus thermophilus 5 Spirochetes Treponema pallidum 6...
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Lecture 15 - Extra Slides - 2 Bacteria Are a Monophyletic...

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