Flashcards in Characterizing And Classifying Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes Deck (43):
What shape is a coccus bacteria?
What shape is a bacillus bacteria?
What shape is a vibrio bacteria?
What shape is a spirochete bacteria?
If a bacteria can change its shape, what kind of morphology does it represent?
All prokaryotes reproduce in which way?
What are the three main asexual methods of reproduction?
Binary fission, snapping division, budding
What is the most common form of asexual reproduction among prokaryotes?
What is the name the original cell in binary fission, and what is the name of the resulting cells?
1 parent cell, 2 daughter cells
Which type of asexual reproduction among prokaryotes results in two final cells that do not fully separate but partially remain attached by a hinge like structure?
What is the final product of budding?
One parent cell and one daughter cell
What is the term for two cocci together?
A chain of cocci bacteria is called what?
A four square appearance of cocci bacteria is called what?
A cluster of cocci bacteria is known as what term?
A bundle of 8 cocci bacteria is called what?
What is the name of the v-shape morphological arrangement of bacilli?
What is the composition of the cell wall of acid-fast bacteria (mycobacteria)?
Waxy, mycolic acid in cell wall
What is the type of bacteria that has no cell wall?
What type of bacteria has a fried egg appearance when grown on media?
Mycoplasma (bacteria with no cell wall)
Where do bacteria without cell walls tend to colonize?
In osmotically protected habitats like animals and human bodies
Pertussis is what kind of current disease?
Pertussis usually occurs in what age group?
Schizogony primarily occurs among what group of eukaryotes?
Do most protozoa have a cell wall?
What type of environment is required for protozoa?
Are the majority of protozoa pathogens?
What is a trait that well characterizes protozoa?
Great morphological diversity
How do protozoa reproduce?
All protozoa produce what structures?
What is the purpose of contractile vacuoles?
They actively pump water from the cells to protect them from osmotic lysis
What is the motile feeding stage of a protozoa?
What is the hardy resting stage of a protozoa?
If a contractile vacuole of a protozoa is contracting in a solution, what type of solution is the cell in?
Fungi can produce what significant product?
What percentage of fungi can actually cause disease?
What is the term for a fungal infection?
What is the nonreproductive part of a fungus?
What are the long, branched, tubular filaments of the thalli of molds called?
What is the term for fungi that can produce 2 types of thalli?
What is the term for a tangled mass of hyphae?
Can all fungi reproduce sexually?
No but most. All can reproduce asexually.