Gen Bio Chapter 12

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Gen Bio Chapter 12
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Chapter 12, vocab and concepts
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  1. ______________ seeks to strike biological "gold" by finding the next penicillin.
    Bioprospecting(ers)
  2. With Biodiversity scientist....
    A.)refer to the variety within and among living species
    B.)Nothing
    C.)Provide Drugs
    A.)refer to the variety within and among living species
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The variety among living organisms [Biodiversity]
    •1.4 –1.8 million described
    •Many more in existence
    •Uncertainty due to description and storage
    •Average estimate is ~10 million
    Role current species play in ecosystems
    •Discovery of drugs and chemicals
  4. Organization of biodiversity in to discrete categories
    Classification
  5. Traditionally based on shared characteristics
    –Physical traits
    –Behaviour
  6. Use of a dichotomous key
    –Series of questions that allow you to group similar types
  7. 
  8. ______________are the 3 large groups of Modern species
    {*hint- Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya}
    DOMAINS
  9. Bacteria & Archaea
    –No nucleus
    –No membrane bound organelles
    –Unicellular
    –Very small “microorganisms or microbes”
    Archaea are “extremophiles”
  10. Eukarya
    –Nucleus
    –Membrane bound organelles
    –Unicellular, forms colonies, multicellular
    –Range from microscopic to largest mammals
  11. This domain has __________ Kingdoms?
    A.)2,Archaea
    B.)1,Bacteria
    C.)4, Eukarya
    C.)4, Eukarya
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. The Kingdoms:
    Protista, Plante, Fungi, and Animalia all belong to which domain?
    Eukarya

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