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Bacteria
Prokaryotic. They have cell walls made of peptidoglycan.
Peptidoglycan.
Archea
Prokaryotic and unicellular. Have cell walls made of polysacchardies.
Polysacchardies.
Microbes
Microscobic organisims.
Small.
Infectious Diease
is one spread by being passed from and infected individual to and uninfected individual.
Spread.
Koch's Postulates
are used to confirm causative link between a specfic infectious dieseae and an infectious microbe.
Causative Link
Germ Theory Of Disease
an infectious disease are caused by bacteria and viruses.
Caused By
Antibiotics
molecules that kill bacteria
Kills
Biormediation
the use of bacteria and archaea to degrade polltants.
Degrade
Anoxic
lack oxygen
Lack
extremophiles
bacteria and archea that live in high salt, high tempature habitats.
High
Astrobiologist
The study of biological molecules that occur in space.
biological molecules
Cyanobacteria
a lineage of photosynthetic bacteria, were the first organisms to perform oxygenic photosythesis.
lineage. Photosynthetic
Oxygenic
Oxygen producing
Produces
Nitrogen Fixation
Reactions for production of ammonia from molecular nitrogen .
production. ammonia
Enrichment cultures
establishing a specfic set of grouping conditons and are used to isolate new types of bacteria and archea
grouping conditons