Lecture 15 - Extra Slides

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

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: 2 Bacteria Are a Monophyletic Group C h l a m y d i a l e s δ- P r o t e o b a c t e r i a α- 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 ε- P r o t e o b a c t e r i a β- P r o t e o b a c t e r i a γ- 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...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 172 taught by Professor Rajeshwarijanakiraman during the Spring '11 term at University of Michigan.

Page1 / 11

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

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online