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Prokaryotes

Not a domain

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Genome

The complete set of an orgnamsis DNA

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Endospores

a dormant and highly resistant cell to preserve the cell's genetic material in times of extreme stress

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Horizontal Gene Exchange

Allows for genetic transfer b/ween Prokaryotes. There are 3 types of HGE

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Transformations

Cell absorbs & integrates fragments of DNA from the enviroment

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Conjugation

One cell directly transfers genes to another cells

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Transduction

Viruses transfers genes between Prokary.

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Gram Stain

How to differentiate between bacteria

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Spirilli

Spiral

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Bacilli

Rod

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Cocci

Round

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Archae methanogens

Produce methane