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what is structure of virus?
protein coat(capsid)
core either of DNA or RNA
some extension off main virus
what are 3 characteristics used to classify viruses?
shape (polyhedrial, spherical, rodshaped, many sided w\\ tail)

DNA or RNA content

vectors that transmit them
what are diff.between lytic and lysogenic virus?
lytic- kills its host cell during replication

lysogenic- doesnt kill host
where did viruses come from?
genes that [arasitized living things

prokaryotic characterisitcs
what are characterisitcs of monerans?
prokaryotic
unicellular
cytoplasm
DNA loop
some have envelope
4 phyla of kingdom monera?
archaebacter, eubacteria, schizophyta, cyanobacter
what are types of archaebacteria?
halophiles- salt loving

methogens- methane gas

thermoacidphiles- loves extreme temps.
what type is archaebacteria?
ancient
what are types of cyanobacteria?
chloroxybacteria
prochlorons
monerans are __________
prokaryotes
how do lysogenic viruses replicate?
viral nucleic acid becomes part of the host dna
what are prophages?
used for viruses and viral dna goes into other
what are plasmids?
used for bacteria and bacterial dna goes into another
what would happen if bacterial saprobes were killed?
no decomposing
no nutrients
no plants
no oxygen
no people
what are types of eubacteria
phylum schizophyta

cyanobacteria