Unit 5: The Evolutionary History of Diversity Extras  Study Guide

Chapter 27 Bacteria and Archaea Review
  1. Most prokaryotes are microscopic, and can be found almost anywhere.
  2. The most common shapes are (cocci), (bacilli), and .
  3. Many bacteria exhibit , the directional movement in response to a stimulus, by propelling themselves with .
  4. The prokaryotic genome is usually a circular ring of DNA located in a region, and the membrane may be folded to perform specialized functions.
  5. The cell wall of many prokaryotes is covered by a protective , and many also form in harsh conditions.
  6. Prokaryotes are capable of genetic via several processes.
  7. Response to stain classified bacterial species into two groups based on amount of in the cell .
  8. Molecular analysis has now revealed several among the gram-negative prokaryotes, while another group is now assigned its own domain of .
  9. Some prokaryotes are human pathogens by releasing .
    Bacteria diversity:
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