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How many cells do bacteria have? 
Study Bacterial Cell .

Which amoebas cause diseases in humans? How do you avoid suffering from these diseases? 
The lesson is about the Protists. Click on post comments to answer.

To which kingdom do viruses belong? 
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What is one difference between viruses and bacteria? 
Bacterias are organisms that only have one cell while viruses are organisms that don't have cell.

To what kingdom do common bacteria belong? 
Common bacteria belongs to Eubacteria kingdom.

What feature of the viral life cycle makes it difficult to produce effective antiviral drugs? 
I've been researching this for sometime, I'm not sure where else to look, I've googled, read textbook, but nothing makes sense. Thank you. Note: Isn't …

A bacterium that grows at a temperature of 37 degrees celsius transports both glucose and sodium chloride into its cytoplasm. Which is most easily dissolved in the cytoplasm? Explain. 
I think the glucose is easier to dissolve because of its makeup. It also would be the closest to the consistency to the cytoplasm. Read Water Properties …

What is the importance of studying viral structure with examples? 
1- important to know the human diseases 2- antiviral drugs 3- vaccines Study Viruses - Definition, Structure, Genetics and Replication .

What purpose do hyphae serve in fungi? 
Read Fungi Kingdom Review .

What useful role do microbes play in the following industries? 
Study Microbiology Review - Questions and Answers for Biology Exams .

What is carrying capacity of a microbial system? 
Study Microbiology Review - Questions and Answers for Biology Exams .

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Describe in detail one of these biogeochemical cycles: the carbon cycle or the nitrogen cycle. You should use a completely-labeled diagram to supplement …

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What universal themes or concepts seem to underlie and govern the behavior of microorganisms, particularly the bacteria? (By “behavior” we mean things …

Microbiology question 
Describe in detail one of these biogeochemical cycles: the carbon cycle or the nitrogen cycle. You should use a completely-labeled diagram to supplement …

How does kingdom fungi relate to humans? 
I was just wondering for a biology project, how kingdom fungi can relate to humans and if they are like us in any way. Study Fungi Kingdom Review . …

Why bacterial cell contains less proteins than mammalian cell? 
Bacterial cell has 15% of proteins while mammalian (animal) cell contains 18% of proteins. What's the reason? Study Bacterial Cell .

Explain the lytic cycle of a virus. 
Read Viruses - Definition, Structure, Genetics and Replication .

What are pseudopods and some organisms using these structures for movement? 
Study Protists - Definition, Types, Structure .

Viruses are not alive because of what? 
Aren't they? Study Viruses - Definition, Structure, Genetics and Replication .

Are any bacteria's specialized? 
I am doing a project on Salmonella and one of the questions asked is whether or not it is a specialized cell. I have previously been on other websites …

What fuels are made with bacteria? 
Study Bacterial Cell .

How does amoeba undergo nutrition? 
Amoeba senses chemicals produced by food and moves in the direction of the food. Study Protists - Definition, Types, Structure .

What is the relation between empty viruses and helper viruses? 
Study Viruses - Definition, Structure, Genetics and Replication .

Can one type of bacteria change over time creating different forms of the same bacteria? 
I think a bacertia cell is a bacteria cell and does not continue changing and evolving thus creating lots of different forms of the same bacteria. Read …

Protozoans contain chloroplasts? Why then don't they have chlorophyl? 
Read Protists - Definition, Types, Structure .

Protists have special cell parts called ? 
4th grade Read also: Protists - Definition, Types, Structure

How do certain bacteria can respire in condition where oxygen does not exist? 
What happen to these bacteria when oxygen supplied to them? They respire anaerobically.

How does a single-celled protozoan carry out reproduction? 
Click on post comments to answer. Read our review pages on Microbiology.

What is a capsomere? 
Is it the thing inside the capsule? I am confused. Click on post comments to answer.

What is ascomycota? 
Ascomycota means sac--fungi. It is largest group in fungi most are terrestrial through marine or fresh water the sexual spores in it called Ascospores …

What are villi? 
Finger-like projections found in the wall of ileum important in the absoption process.

Describe the basic structures of protozoa. Can these same structures be seen in bacteria using a light microscope?  
Describe the basic structures of protozoa. Can these same structures be seen in bacteria using a light microscope?

What is the pharmaceutical importance of bacteria? 
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What are examples of the types of movement exhibited by protists? 
Types of movement are linear, oscillating, reciprocation, and rotary.

What purpose do these structures serve in bacteria? 
What purpose do pili, DNA, membrane, and cell walls serve in bacteria?

A yeast cell differs from bacterial cell? 
read about bacterial and yeast cells

What is the molecule or structure that makes algae light up? 
My question is what is the molecule or structure that causes algae to light?

How does sulfanilamide prevent bacteria from producing folic acid? 
Sulfanilamide and its relation to folic acid.

A bacteria consumes a disaccharide and turns acidic, what metabolic pathway is used to support it's both? 
Lactic acid fermentation, or alcoholic fermentation. Click on post comments to answer.

What will happen if after 24 hours I put a beaker with bromthymol solution in the sun and its already turned yellow? 
what would happen if after 24 hours and the bromthymol turned yellow already... what would happen if I put one beaker in the sunlight and kept one in the …

What are the differences between epithelial cells and vibrio cholerae? 
I.e. structure, functions and what they contain etc... Click on post comments to answer.

What is the life cycle of a protist? 
Or do they not have a life cycle? Click on post comments to answer.

Which of the following is an incorrect statement? 
Cyanobacteria, diatoms, and euglenoids carry on photosyntesis. Bacteria, fungi, and protozpans sometimes cause disease. Amoeboids, zooflagellates, …

What is the KPCOFGS of the species of kingdom Protista? 
What is the class, phylum, the order, the genus, the family of the species of the kingdom Protista? Click on post comments to answer.

What medicines are derived from protists? 
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What are the characteristics of Monera and Protista? 
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Is virus recognized as a particulated or liquid form? 
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How do protozoans such as amoeba carry out excretion? 
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If you have a dense laboratory culture of bacteria in a petri dish what is the best measure to report its density? 
Total number is most appropriate measure of population density, it is in some cases either meaningless or difficult to determine.

How are viruses formed? 
How are viruses formed?

How viruses survive inside and outside the host cell? 
Classify viruses on the basis of host.

What are three cell structures protists have in common? 
I need to know this for class. Note: Read our Microbiology section.

Where is the genetic material in a bacterial cell? 
I think it is in the cytoplasm, if that.

What is the life cycle of fungi?  
What are the life cycles of the fungi kingdom?

What are microbial cells? 
Combined of prokaryotes and eukaryotes?

What is the gram stain of Protista? 
Do Protista have cell walls?

Compare between algae, bacterial and fungi cell. 
Fungi cells are combosed of...

Why is oxygen required for bacterial cell? 
Why is oxygen required for bacterial cells?



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