Microorganisms 1 (extra credit)

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Microorganisms 1 (extra credit)
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2014-10-07 21:49:57
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microorganisms 1 diversity and Importance
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  1. What is microorganism?
    • A living creature or organism that is so small you need to use a light microscope to study from.
    • Micro=Small Organism= A living creature
  2. What are the characteristics of the domain bacteria?
    • Cell Type: Prokaryotic
    • Nutrition: Autotrophic or Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Is present
    • Ex: E.Coli, Staphylococcus, Cyanbacteria
  3. What are the characteristics of the Domain Archaea?
    • Cell Type: Prokaryotic
    • Nutrition: Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Is Present
    • Ex: Methanogens
  4. What are the characteristics of the kingdom Protista?
    • Cell Type: Eukaryotic
    • Nutrition: Autotrophic/Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Generally Absent
    • Ex: Protozoans
  5. What are the characteristics of the Kingdom Fungi?
    • Cell Type: Eukaryotic
    • Nutrition: Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Present
    • Ex: Mushrooms, Yeast
  6. What are the characteristics of the Plantae Kingdom?
    • Cell Type: Eukaryotic
    • Nutrition: Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Present
    • Ex: Seaweed, Trees
  7. What are the characteristics of the kingdom Animalia?
    • Cell Type: Eukaryotic
    • Nutrition: Heterotrophic
    • Cell Wall: Absent
    • Ex: Invertebrates, Vertebrates
  8. What did Anton van Leeuwenhoek contribute to Biology?
    Dutch scientists first to discover microorganism in 1600s
  9. What did Edward Jenner contribute to biology?
    In 1798 developed the first vaccine to prevent a disease, smallpox injection of cow pox to build a resistance to the small pox virus

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