Protists and Fungi Overview
community of mostly microscopic organisms that dwell at the surface of water
provide shelter, food for ocean life, release oxygen, contain nutrients and vitamis
importance of algae
luminescent algae, the DNA lacks histones
eukaryotic, mostly single-celled, reproduce asexually or sexually
example of ciliate
projectiles on a protist
surrounds protistal cell
tubular passage way on a protist similar to a stomach
example of zooflagellate
first host of malaria
liver and red blood cells
what does malaria affect in humans?
flagella, pseudopods, snake-like
how do protists move?
example of a sarcodina
example of euglenophyta
what is a bloom of algae called? (not an algal bloom...)
what are the ancestors of plants?
algal structure similar to the roots of a plant
algal structure similar to the stems of a plant
algal structure similar to the leaves of a plant
where is red algae located?