Chapter 28 Notes (Protists)

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Chapter 28 Notes (Protists) 1. Basic Characteristics of Protist a. Eukaryotes. b. Most diverse kingdom. c. Most are unicellular. d. Most are found in water. 2. Survey a. Phylum Diplomonads i. Two equal sized nuclei + multiple flagella. ii. Cause diarrhea. b. Phylum Parabasalids i. Include trichomonads, which move by means of flagella and an undulating part of the plasma membrane. ii. Cause sexual disease (vagina). c. Phylum Euglenozoans - Presence of a spiral or crystalline rod in the flagella. - Contain disk-shaped mitochondrial cristae. i. Kinetoplasts Have a small, single mitochondrion that contains DNA (Kinetoplast). Usually, cause African-sleeping sickness. ii. Euglenids Lack of cell wall Usually autotroph with chlorophyll pigment – but when there is not enough food, it engulfs other organism (heterotopy) Since it can be either autotroph or heterotroph, it is called “mixotroph.” Eye spot for detection of light. d.
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