3rd Notes - MODULE 3 KINGDOM OF PROTISTS Reading Assignment...

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MODULE 3 KINGDOM OF PROTISTS Reading Assignment Chapter 27, pgs. 584-604 Fig. 27.2, 5-7, 9-12, 14-15, 19-20, 26, 28 I. The Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell I.A. The origin of a flexible cell surface I.B. The origin of a cytoskeleton I.C. The origin of a nuclear envelope I.D. The appearance of digestive vesicles. I.E. Endosymbiotic acquisition of certain organelles: Chloroplasts Peroxisomes Mitochondria II. General Biology of Microbial Eukaryotes (Protists) eukaryotic Not plants, not animals, not fungi * diverse habitat •Unicellular or multicellular
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• diverse modes of nutrition •–diverse means of locomotion -amoeboid motion: formation of pseudopods, amaeba -ciliary action: paramecium -flagella: euglena - diverse body forms * Vesicles perform a variety of functions - increases the effective surface area in relatively large, unicellular protists. -contractile vacuoles to bail our excess water -food vacuoles digestion of ingested food and excretion * Diverse cell surfaces - Some have plasma membrane only provide support, shape and patterns, amoeba - Some have stiffer surfaces: external shell, pellicle, flexible and resilient
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