Prokaryotes

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Prokaryotes
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  1. I'm a Gram-positive rod used industrially to make buttermilk and yogurt because I produce lactic acid from sugar. My genus is
    Lactobacillus
  2. I'm a food borne pathogen that loves to hang out in poultry; in the U.S. I'm the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (with cramping, diarrhea, etc.). My genus is.
    Campylobacter
  3. I'm a Gram-positive endospore-forming bacterium that causes tetanus (lock-jaw). My genus is.
    Clostridium
  4. I cause chronic gastritis, also known as ulcers; People used to think that spicy food and stress caused ulcers until Australian physician Barry Marshall proved it was me! My genus is
    Helicobater
  5. I'm Campylobacter, a food-borne pathogen who loves to hang out in             (especially chicken); in the U.S.  I'm the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (cramping, diarrhea, etc).
    Poultry
  6. I'm an acid-fast, pathogenic bacterium who causes tuberculosis. My genus is.
    Mycobacterium
  7. I'm Rhizobium and I live in root nodules of plants called     where I undergo nitrogen fixation.
    Legumes
  8. Spirochetes swim by means of two overlapping                       .
    Axialfilaments
  9. I'm a typical filamentous cyanobacteriam. I have survival cells called akinetes, heterocysts that undergo nitrogen fixation, and lots of photosynthetic vegetative cells containing chlorophyll a and phycobilins. My genus is     .
    Anabaena
  10. I'm the most studied bacterium there is! I'm usually a mutualistic enteric in the intestine, but certain strains of mine (like 0157:H7) are quite pathogenic. My genus        .
    Escherichia

    E. Coli
  11. I'm a spirochete named Treponema pallidum and  I cause an STD called       .
    Syphilis
  12. I'm a bacterium that was erroneously named because I am a frequent secondary invader following viral influenza. I was the leading cause of meningitis in infants and children until the development of Hib vaccine. My genus is     .
    Hameophilus
  13. Green and Purple sulfur bacteria undergo (BLANK) photosynthesis because they don't release oxygen; 6CO2 + 12H2S --> C6H12O6 + 6H2O +12S
    Anoxtgenic
  14. I'm an unsual bacterium  with no cell wall or shape and my genus name is Mycoplasma. I'm the most common cause of atypical or "        " pneumonia.
    Walking
  15. I'm the spirochete that causes the sexually transmitted disease, syphilis. My genus is      .
    Treponema
  16. Borrelia burgdorferi is transmitted by deer ticks and causes          disease.
    Lyme
  17. The 3 main ways to avoid sexually transmitted infections are abstinence, monogamy and properly used        .
    Condoms
  18. Propionibacterium causes                  .
    Acne
  19. I'm a bacterium who is used industrially to make acetic acid; My genus is          .
    Acetobacters
  20. E. coli and other enteric bacteria produce chemicals called      that help kill off harmful species.
    Bacteriocins

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