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Flashcards in Ch.4 Functional Anatomy Of Prokaryotic And Eukaryotic Cells Deck (13):
1

Shape:
Spirillum

Helical, rigid
Not flexible

2

Shape:
Vibrio

Curved rods
Brat

3

Shape:
Cocci

Spherical

4

Shape:
Spirochete

Helical
Thin
Flexible
Long curved strings

5

Shape:
Bacillus

Rods

6

Arrangement:
Strepto

Chains

7

Shape:
Pleomorphic

Irregular

8

Arrangement:
Staphylo

Clusters
Bunch

9

Arrangement:
Diplo

Pairs
Ex: N. gonorrhea

10

What’s the most famous spirochete?

Treponema pallidum (causes syphilis)

11

Types of Motility

* Fimbrae
* Axial Filament
* Run and Tumble
* Flagella

12

What does the gram stain tell you?

If the bacteria is gram + or –

13

What’s the basic component of all bacteria cell walls?

Peptidoglycan (made of peptide = amino acid & glycan =sugar protein )