Bio3_ Chapter 13 Evolution and Diversity Among Microbes flashcards _ Quizlet

Fro man ev o lu tio n ary p ersp ectiv eth emo st b

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Unformatted text preview: o d y : Th ere are mo re micro b ial cells th an h u man cells. Fro m an ev o lu tio n ary p ersp ectiv e, th e mo st b asic d iv isio n amo n g all o rg an isms o n earth is amo n g : b acteria, arch aea, an d eu k ary a. Estab lish in g a p h y lo g en y fo r b acteria is mo re d ifficu lt th an estab lish in g a p h y lo g en y fo r p lan ts o r an imals. Th is statemen t is co rrect, b ecau se b acteria can en g ag e in lateral g en e tran sfer. A p o p u latio n o f Esch erich ia co li can d o u b le ev ery _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ min u tes in an id eal lab o rato ry cu ltu re. 20 Plasmid s co n tain in g g en es fo r an tib io tic resistan ce can b e ex ch an g ed b etween b acterial cells in a cu ltu re b y : co n ju g atio n Wh ich g ro u p o f o rg an isms u tilizes th e larg est v ariety o f en erg y so u rces? Pro k ary o tes. Wh ich d o main s are th e mo st clo sely related , in th at th ey sh are a u n iq u e co mmo n an cesto r: a rc h a e a a n d e u k a ry a . Un lik e o th er micro b es, arch aea are ab le to th riv e: in v ery ex treme (with resp ect to temp eratu re...
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