Notice: Payments for answers will end 4/10/2017. Click for more info.
You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
Q: Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites
A: Bacteria are living things that are neither plants nor animals, but belong to a group all by themselves. [ They are very small- individually not more than one single cell- however there are normally millions of them together, for they can multiply really fast.Bacteria are prokaryotes (single cells that do not contain a nucleus). A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside
the living cells of organisms. Most viruses are too small to be seen directly with a light microscope. Viruses infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants to bacteria and archaea. All viruses have genes made from either DNA or RNA, long molecules that carry genetic information; all have a protein coat that protects these genes; and some have an envelope of fat that surrounds them when they are outside a cell. Fungi: These are Eukaryotes..when compared to bacteria(prokaryote) and virus.Like plants and animals, fungi are eukaryotic multicellular organisms. One major difference is that fungal cells have cell walls that contain chitin, unlike the cell walls of plants, which contain cellulose. Parasites: A parasite is an organism that lives on or inside another organism to the detriment of the host organism. These are of various forms and types.A parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. Parasites can cause disease in humans. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not. ]
Expert answered|karenlohman|Points 50|
Question
Asked 4/7/2013 9:18:52 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
26,917,952 questions answered
*
Get answers from Weegy and a team of really smart lives experts.
Popular Conversations
Which is not a responsibility of the president
5/18/2018 10:17:31 PM| 2 Answers
After the skin is cut and a capillary wall breaks, what's the first ...
Weegy: After the skin is cut and a capillary wall breaks, the first step in working to form a clot is - Platelets clump ...
5/23/2018 5:14:16 PM| 2 Answers
What does velocity mean
5/23/2018 7:13:12 PM| 2 Answers
Adverb clauses modify __________.
Weegy: An adverb clause is a dependent clause that acts as an adverb. User: Which sentence correctly forms the ...
5/19/2018 2:53:57 PM| 2 Answers
Locate the complete gerund or infinitive phrase and identify its use. ...
Weegy: A gerund is a verbal that ends in -ing and functions as a noun.
5/20/2018 3:24:04 PM| 2 Answers
Phototropism
Weegy: Geotropism is the growth response of a plant in response to gravity. User: Which type of plant was the last to ...
5/16/2018 8:45:28 AM| 2 Answers
2. Which of the following is not an example of a nontraditional ...
Weegy: Law firm is not an example of a nontraditional health information technology setting. User: 3. Good coding ...
5/16/2018 10:46:59 AM| 2 Answers
S
L
Points 226 [Total 237] Ratings 0 Comments 226 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
L
R
P
R
Points 216 [Total 658] Ratings 0 Comments 26 Invitations 19 Offline
S
L
Points 130 [Total 130] Ratings 0 Comments 20 Invitations 11 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
P
R
P
R
P
R
P
Points 124 [Total 13209] Ratings 0 Comments 114 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 30 [Total 30] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 3 Offline
S
Points 14 [Total 14] Ratings 0 Comments 14 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 3 Invitations 1 Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 13] Ratings 0 Comments 13 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 11 [Total 11] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
1
R
Points 11 [Total 1416] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 1 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.