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The simplest kind of organism without a nucleus; have a cell wall and flagellum; reproduce by binary fission; their genetic material is found in the cytoplasm
A type of archaea that get their name from methane; they live in mud swamps and in some animals
Archaea that love to live in salty lakes and ponds; if it is not salty enough, they dry up and die
Organisms that get their energy by breaking down materials in dead or decaying organisms
A non-living disease-causing particle; a small collection of genetic material enclosed in a protein shell
Animal-like protists that get their energy by eating other organisms, or decaying parts of other organisms
The first of the five major steps that a bacteriophage virus goes through to reproduce: Bacteriophage attach to bacterium
The second of the five major steps that a bacteriophage virus goes through to reproduce: Virus injects DNA into host cell
The third of the five major steps that a bacteriophage virus goes through to reproduce: Host makes copies of the viral DNA
The fourth of the five major steps that a bacteriophage virus goes through to reproduce: Parts assemble into new viruses
The fifth of the five major steps that a bacteriophage virus goes through to reproduce: The cell bursts open, releasing new viruses
An organelle that helps certain cells remove excess water; without it, the cell would explode
Both multicellular and single-celled protists that contain chlorophyll and use sunlight as an energy source
A kingdom that includes all organisms with cells having nuclei and not belonging to the plant, animal, or fungi kingdoms; most of these are unicellular
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