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Exam 2: Chapter 4 (Prokaryotes)
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By which of the following mechanisms can a cell transport a substance from a lower to a higher concentration?
Which of the following is NOT a typical characteristic of most bacterial plasma membranes?
Which structure acts like an "invisibility cloak" and protects bacteria from being phagocytized?
Which of the following is NOT part of the passive transport process?
Antibiotics that target cell wall synthesis ultimately cause bacterial cell death as a result of
Bacteria are a commonly used organism for studies of genetic material in the research laboratory. The nucleic acids must first be isolated from the cells for these studies. Which of the following would most likely be used to lyse gram-positive bacterial cells for nucleic acid isolation?
Penicillin is an antibiotic that
Inhibits cell wall synthesis in bacteria.
Where are phospholipids most likely found in a prokaryotic cell?
The plasma membrane.
What will happen if a bacterial cell is pretreated with a lysozyme solution, then placed in distilled water?
The cell will undergo osmotic lysis.
The DNA found in most bacterial cells
Is circular in structure.
Bacteria that divide in multiple planes and form grapelike clusters are called
An enzyme found in saliva and tears that kills bacteria.
Some bacteria stain gram-positive and others stain gram-negative because of differences in the structure of their
The bacterial cell wall is composed of
The cell walls of gram-positive bacteria contain
The outer membrane of gram-negative bacteria contains
What structure protects pathogenic bacteria from phagocytosis?
Which of the following structures allows a cell to survive adverse environmental conditions?
Which of the following is NOT a way materials can move across prokaryotic plasma membranes?
Which of the following contain 70S ribosomes?
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