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1

Which organisms use light as their energy source?

Photoautotrophs and photoheterotrophs

2

What do photoautotrophs use as their carbon source?

Carbon dioxide

3

What do photoheterotrophs use as their carbon source?

Organic compounds

4

What do chemoautotrophs use as their carbon source?

Carbon dioxide

5

What do chemoheterotrophs use as their carbon source?

Organic compounds

6

Which two microbes are part of the prokaryotes?

Bacteria and archaea

7

Which three microbes are part of the eukaryotes?

Fungi, protozoa and algae

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What is the cell wall in bacteria made of?

Peptidoglycan

9

What is the cell wall in archaea made of?

Pseudomuein

10

What is the cell wall in fungi made of?

Chitin

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What is the cell wall in protozoa made of?

There is none honeyyy

12

What is the cell wall in algae made of?

Cellulose

13

Are histones present in all microbes?

All but bacteria

14

Which microbes have 70S ribosomes?

Archaea, bacteria

15

Which microbes have 80S ribosomes?

Fungi, algae and protozoa