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categorization of living organisms based upon their differences and similarities

taxonomy

2

Bacteria and Archaea: single-celled, absorb their nutrients, --, and lack organelles

single loop of DNA

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Archaea have unique cell walls, ribosomes, and --

membrane lipids

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archaea are termed extremophiles due to their habitats such as --, thermal vents, and extreme salt concentrations

polar ice caps

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most archaea are -- and none are known to be pathogens

anaerobes