Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account


Lateral transfer via phage.


lateral transfer via conjugation tube


lateral transfer of DNA scraps in environment


A cell that has substantial peptidoglycan on outside of its membrane

Spirochete (Bacteria)

Anerobic, Chemoheterotrophic. Corkskrewed in shape. Causes syphilis. Sister clade: all other bacteria. (First divergence)

Chlamydias (Bacteria)

Parasitic. Has "elementary bodies" and reticulate bodies. Sister clade: all bacteria other than spirochetes. (Second divergence).

Cyanobacteria (Bacteria)

Photoautotrophs, use chlorophyll-a. Basis of "oxygen revolution". Filimentous colonies have 1. vegetative cells (photosynthesizing) 2.spores (resting stages) 3. Heterocysts (nitogen-fixing). TWO photosystems, photosystem II is shed in heterocysts, O2 obstructs nitrogen fixation.

Proteobacteria (Bacteria)

Metabolically diverse.

Histones bind DNA

A synapomorphy for archaea.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording