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organism that uses energy from sunlight to convert carbon dioxide and water to carbon compounds
organism that makes organic carbon molecules from carbon dioxide using energy from chemical reactions
type of asexual reproduction in which an organism replicates its DNA and divides in half, producing two identical daughter cells
form of sexual reproduction in which paramecia and some prokaryotes exchange genetic information
type of spore formed when a bacterium produces a thick internal wall that encloses its DNA and a portion of its cytoplasm
particle made up of nucleic acid, protein, and in some cases lipids that can replicate only by infecting living cells
process in which a virus enters a cell, makes a copy of itself, and causes the cell to burst
process by which a virus embeds its DNA into the DNA of the host cell and is replicated along with the host cell's DNA
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