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Lesson 9 Prokaryotes

 

I. General facts

 

II. Characteristics of prokaryotes

A. The cell

B. Shape of the prokaryotes

 

III. Bacterial growth and reproduction

A. Nature of bacterial growth

B. Reproduction

1. Bacterial fission

2. Budding

3. Fragmentation

C. Genetic variation happens through:

1. Conjugation

2. Transaction by other virus

3. Transformation

 

IV. Prokaryote diversity and mode of nutrition

A. Eubacteria

1. Photoautotrophs

2. Photoheterotrophs

3. Chemoautotrophs

4. Chemoheterotrophs

B. Archaebacteria

1. Methanogens

2. Halophiles

3. Thermoacidophiles

 

V. Importance of prokaryotes

A. Ecological

B. Disease

C. Medical

D. Commercial

 
 
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