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Organismic Biology: Prokaryotes (Week 8)

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Organismic Biology: Prokaryotes (Week 8) BIOL 1300 SEC003

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Gen Biology: Organismic Biol
Nicole Huber
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Date Created: 09/28/16
9/29/16 Prokaryotes Prokaryotic Cells VS. Eukaryotic Cells Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells - DNA in nucleoid regim - True nucleus (nuclear envelope) - No membrane bound organelles - Membrane bound organelles  Mitochondria, Endoplasmic Reticulum, etc. - Ribosomes - Ribosomes - Increased surface area volume - Decreased surface area volume - Cell wall Prokaryotic Abundance 1030 - Estimated 5 x prokaryotes on Earth - We are outnumbered by prokaryotes in our own bodies Cell Surface Structure - Cell wall  2 types of cell walls (gram positive, gram negative) - Bacterial Capsule - Fimbriae - Endospore: bacteria are in a low state Motility: ability to move around - Flagella - Taxis  Chemotaxis (chemical), Phototaxis (light), Aerotaxis (air) Genomic Organization - Human karyotype Bacterial Reproduction - Binary Fission  Asexual, “split in half” Genetic Variation in Prokaryotes 1) Rapid Reproduction 2) Mutation 3) Genetic Recombination Genetic Recombination in Prokaryotes 1) Transformation 2) Transduction  Moves bacterium DNA 3) Conjugation 9/29/16  Bacteria join together through a sex pilus  F factor must be present to form sex pilus  R factor


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