Domain Archaea

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  1. key characteristics
    • cells lack peptidoglycon
    • possess unusual lipids + ribosomal RNA
  2. methanogens
    obtain energy using hydrogen gas to reduce carbon dioxide to methane gas
  3. extremophiles
    grow under extreme conditions
  4. types of extremophiles
    • thermophiles
    • halophiles
    • pH tolerant
    • pressure tolerant
  5. thermophiles
    heat
  6. halophiles
    salt
  7. nonextreme archaebacteria
    grow in some environment as eubacteria
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Domain Archaea
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taxonomy domain archaea
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