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Week 3 BIOB 170 Notes

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These are the notes from BIOB 170 for week three. This week started to cover eukaryotes. Enjoy! :)
Principles Biological Diversity
Dr. Kevin Murray
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Biology, BIOB 170, University of Montana
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Date Created: 02/27/16
Week 3 BIOB 170 Notes Eukarya • First fossil is 2.1 billion years old • Homologous proteins with prokaryotes • Diverse • Created secondary endosymbiotic theory 5 Super groups • Formerly known as kingdom Protista • Derived via secondary endosymbiosis o Green and red algae were engulfed by other cells o 9 former protists were derived this way • 1. Excavata o Has a concaved region of their cell o Unicellular o Reduced mitochondria o Most archaic o Uncertain phylogenetic status o 3 groups 1. Diplimonadida • 2 nuclei • Reduced mitochondria called mitosomes which have no folding • Anaerobic • Ex. Giardia 2. Parabasala • Parasitic, mutualistic • Reduced mitochondria • Flagellate undulating membrane • Ex. Trichomonas (STD) 3. Eugelenozoa • Metabolically diverse • Parasitic or free- living • Hetero/ autotrophic • Crystalline rod in flagella o 2 subphyla § Kinetoplastids • Hetero, parasitic/ free-living • Kinetoplasts in mitochondria § Euglenids • Autotrophic or mixotrophic • Secondary endosymbiosis derived • 2 unequal flagella • Pellicle under plasma membrane- contract for movement • Phototactic- responsive to light • Contractile vacuole- contracts and holds water, maintain water balance • Eye spot: allows to find the most beneficial spot with the best light • 2. Chromalveolata o 2 clades o Derived via secondary endosymbiosis o Most are photosynthetic (except apicomplexans, cillates) o 1. Alveolates • Auto/ hetero/ mixotrophic • Membrane bound alveoli • 3 phyla o Dinoflagellates § Auto/heterotrophic § Primary O2 producer § 2 most important marine O2 producer § Chromosomes remain condensed through cell cycle § Have theca (cellulose) plates § 2 lateral flagella § Red Tide • Secretes a neurotoxin: saxitoxin • Invertebrates accumulate high levels • Results in paralytic shellfish poisoning § Pfiesteria- paralyze and eat § 3 forms • 1. Flagellate o Produces toxin (numbness and paralysis) • 2. Amoeboid- crawling o Secretes digestive enzymes • 3. Amoeboid cyst- rest phase until more prey § Several genus are bioluminescent


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