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What are prokaryotes modes of locomotion?

gliding, flagella, corkscrew like motion

What are prokaryote's forms of communication?

density-sensing technique, bioluminescence

obligate anaerobes

oxygen is toxic to them

facultative anaerobes

can use oxygen when it is present

aeroteolerant anaerobes

use anaerobic metabolism but can tolerate oxygen

obligate aerobes

can not survive without oxygen

What are prokaryote's four nutritional categories

photoautotrophs, photohetrotrophs, chemolithotrophs, chemoheterotrophs

What are the five major goups of bacteria?

spirochetes, chlamydias, cyanobacteria, proteobacteria, archaea


preform photosynthesis, use light as energy source, use carbon dioxide as carbon source


use light as energy source, get organic compounds from other organisms as carbon source


oxidize inorganic substances for energy source, use some of that energy to fix Carbon dioxide for carbon source


obtain both energy and carbon atoms from organic compounds that have been synthesized by other organisms

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