Saccharomyces cereviceae. Common name: yeast Eukaryotic Unicellular Cell wall made of chitin Heterotrophic decomposer Asexual reproduction by budding Facultative anaerobe 6,275 genes In nature, found on plants, fruits, and grains Used to make bread, beer, and wine.
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Saccharomyces cereviceae • Common name: yeast • Eukaryotic • Unicellular • Cell wall made of chitin • Heterotrophic decomposer • Asexual reproduction by budding • Facultative anaerobe • 6,275 genes • In nature, found on plants, fruits, and grains • Used to make bread, beer, and wine Contributor: Gordon Beakes ©University of Newcastle upon Tyne image courtesy Centre for Bioscience, the Higher Education Academy, ImageBank http://www.bioscience.heacademy.ac.uk/imagebank/
Thermotoga maritima • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Heterotrophic scavenger • Thermophilic • Gram-negative • Anaerobic using sulfur instead of oxygen • Found in deep sea vents and non-marine hot springs • 1,879 genes http://www.palaeos.com/Kingdoms/Prokaryotes/Images/Thermotoga.GIF
Escherichia coli • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Rod-shaped • Heterotrophic • Gram-negative • Facultative anaerobic • Found in the intestinal tract • Asexual reproduction by binary fission • 4377 genes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:EscherichiaColi_NIAID.jpg
Methanococcus • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Autotrophic • Mesophilic • Cocci-shaped • Gram-negative • Anaerobic • Produces methane • Found in the deep sea vents, marshes, and intestinal tract http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/images/thumb/2/22/Methanococcus_6.gif/300px-Methanococcus_6.gif
Sulfolobus sulfataricus • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Thermophilic • Chemotrophic or heterotrophic using sulfur • Found in volcanic areas with low http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:RT8-4.jpg
Synechococcus elongates(previously known as Anacystis nidulans) • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Autotrophic cyanobacteria • Primary producer • Found in marine and freshwater environments • Has one circular chromosome and two plasmid http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Synechococcus_TEM.jpg
Thermococcus • Prokaryotic • Unicellular • Obligate heterotroph using sulfur • Anaerobic • Thermophilic • Highly motile with multiple flagella Thermococcus Image by K.O.Stetter & R.Rachel, Univ.Regensburg. http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Thermococcus
Homo sapiens • Common Name: John and Jane Doe, etc • Eukaryotic • Multicellular • Heterotroph • Aerobic • Not motile, but highly mobile • Sexual Reproduction • Mesophilic • Found in all terrestrial environments http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Skeleton_diagram.svg
Zea mays • Common name: Maize • Eukaryotic • Autotrophic • Multicellular • Domesticated in ~6,500 BC • Used as food for human and animal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Zea_mays.jpg The photo is image number K8712-1 at the USDA Agricultural Research Service, by Keith Weller.