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all prokaryotes reproduce sexually
false they reproduce asexually
a bacillus is a bacterium with a slightly curved rod shape.
if you were to view staphylococci you should expect to see clusters of cells.
initial bodies are stable resting stages that do not metabolize but will germinate when conditions improve.
Archaea are classified into phyla based primarly on tRNA sequences.
false based on rRNA
Halophiles inhabit extremely saline habitats such as great salt lake
pigments located in thylakoids in phototrophic bacteria trap light energyfor metabolic processes.
most cynobacteria form heterocysts in which nitrogen fixation occurs.
a giant bacteruim that is large enough to be seen without a microscope is veillonella.
false it is Epulopiscium
when envirornmental nutrients are depleated myxobacteria aggregate in mounds to form fruiting bodies.
dental bio film (plaque)
iron pipe corrosion
what is the type of reproduction in prokaryotes that results in a palisade arrangment of cells?
the thick walled reproductive spores produced in the middle of cyanobacterial filiments are called?
stiff spiral shaped prokaryotic cells are called?
photosynthetic bacteria that can also fix nitrogens are ?
which genus is the most common anaerobic human pathogen?
flexible spiral shaped prokaryotes?
what are bacteria that convert nitrogen gas into ammonia?
the presence of mycolic acid in the cell wall characterizes?
what bacteria protects the intestinal tract and vagina from pathogens?
Tetanus, botulism, and gangrene are all associated with
Some strains of Staphylococcus aureus can invade the body and cause diseases such as pneumonia and bacteremia.