Biology 11 - Monera
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Protein produced by body cells that prevents viruses from replicating in infected cells.
Cells that destroy other cells by surrounding and engulfing them.
Cell that has a nucleus and other membrane bound organelles.
Asexual reproduction where a cell divides into two equal parts.
Plant/Fungus/Micro-organism that lives on dead or decaying organic matter.
Organism that obtains energy and nutrients by consuming other organisms.
Light energy is converted to chemical energy. It produces sugar and oxygen from CO2 and H2O.
Partial sterilization of a substance at a temp/period of exposure that destroys unwanted organisms.
Proteins produced by B cells that aid in the destruction of pathogens.
Cell that doesn't have a nucleus.
Gives protection, support and shape to cells in plants/algae/fungi/bacteria.
Whip-like structure outside a cell that is used for movement.
Organism that obtains energy from abiotic sources (sunlight/inorganic chemicals).
ATP is synthesized by using chemical energy.
Atmospheric nitrogen is converted into organic compounds by certain bacteria.
Rigid spiral structure.
Helps the immune system identify foreign particles.
Agent that causes disease
Process where a prokaryote transfers part of its chromosome to another prokaryote.
Organism that benefits by harming another organism.
Change in DNA sequence.
Treatment using chemicals.
First species to a natural disaster
Doesnt need oxygen.
People who don't show symptoms even if carrying a disease.
Involved in nitrogen fixation.
Organic compounds produced by living organisms that treat bacterial infections.
Formed to protect a bacterium's DNA.