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23 Cards in this Set

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Who wrote "De simplicium medicamentorum"
Who wrote "Naturalis historia"
Which 17th century botanist is characterized by the following?

* Classification based on the form of the corolla (petals)
* Distinguished between species and genera
* Many of his generic names were ultimately used by Linnaeus
Joseph Pitton de Tournefort
Linnaeus' consistent use of this feature earned for him the title of "Father of Taxonomy."
Trivial names
T/F Robinia pseudoacacia L. is a properly formed species name in the Genus Robinia according to the currently accepted Rules?
T/F -- this is the proper order of classification categories:
Kingdom -- Division -- Class -- Order -- Family -- Genus -- Species
A phylogenetic tree is
A graphical representation of the presumed evolutionary history of a group of related organisms
Similarity of characteristics between organisms that is due to presumed common ancestors is called
T/F Laminar is one of the shapes of viral particles?
In this type of life cycle the viral particle reproduces itself inside the host cell and then destroys the host cell directly.
In this type of life cycle the virus remains dormant in the host cell for a time, eventually destroying it.
Which stage in the viral life cycle is described as follows: The nucleic acids of the inserted viral particles take over the metabolic mechanisms of the host cell, and reproduce new viral nucleic acids and proteins to make new capsid coats.
A viral nucleic acid that has become integrated into the nucleic acid of its host cell is called a(n) _____.
Prokaryotes have an outer cell wall, called a _____, made of a substance called _____,
Capsule, peptidoglycan
During _____ a donor prokaryotic cell passes DNA to a recipient cell through a narrow tube called a _____.
Conjugation, sex pilus
A prokaryotic cell incorporates a fragment of DNA from its environment that was released by either a living or dead cell through the process of _____.
A prokaryotic cell incorporates fragments of DNA by vectors such as viruses and plasmids through the process of _____.
Which one of the following is not one of the kinds of prokaryotic cell shape?
... are able to manufacture their own food from sunlight through the process of photosynthesis. Examples of ... protists include the algae and the euglenoids.
... are required to ingest their food materials from their environment. Examples of ... protists include those that are parasites and predators.
A type of asexual reproduction that involves the simple breaking off of a portion of the organism's body is called _____.
The type of body plan in which the body of the organism consists of a number of cells arranged in a particular pattern, such as a long filament or a sphere is called _____.
T/F Bacillariophyta is a phyla that contains algae