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Bacteria live in a variety of locations one of which is the human mouth. Which explanation supports the wide variety of bacteria in the mouth?
Accessibility to nutrients makes the mouth a favorable habitat.
Bacteria can thrive in many environments including hostile environments like hot springs, polar ice caps and salt flats. This is due to the __________ of bacteria.
Some bacteria, like those that cause Cholera, have a flagellum that allows them to
What are bacterial chromosomes made up of?
single circular piece of DNA
Archaea are different from bacteria in that Archaea
have structures and molecules that are more similar to eukaryotes than bacteria.
One way bacteria are important to the Earth and its ecosystems is that
bacteria decompose dead organisms.
Prokaryotes are different from all other organisms in that their cells
Bacteria that use chemicals, like sulfur, as an energy source are considered
Which of the following is considered a sexual process for exchanging genetic information but is not considered reproduction?
Which of these is an example of how bacteria are beneficial?
break down cellulose in some animals' digestive systems
Environmental spills of petroleum are sometimes cleaned up by using
Which of the following comparisons is incorrect?
Prokaryotes: most require oxygen; Eukaryotes: most do not require oxygen
All bacteria are classified as
Bacteria cause diseases by
destroying tissues and producing toxins
Bacteria that use sunlight as an energy source are considered