Bacteria

Binary Fission – A Comprehensive Guide (Definition, Types, Process, Relationship To Mitosis)

Binary fission is one of the most fascinating biological processes, period! It’s the ultimate existential magic, one that baffles us sexually reproducing creatures, leaving us wondering how the world it’s done. Well, my friends, that’s exactly what I’m going to be talking about today. We’ll be discussing what binary fission is, the different kinds, how …

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Unicellular Organisms – Discussing Bacteria, Protozoa, Fungi, Algae And Archaea

When it comes to the field of biology, classification is one of the main tools for a scientist or researcher when it comes to understanding the various forms of life that inhabit the natural. This makes sense, of course. Animals that share key common characteristics can be used to describe a species, a genus, or …

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Archaea – Definition, Examples, Vs Bacteria, Characteristics & Class

What is Archaea? What is its role in our ecosystem? How does it differ from bacteria? Archaea is a domain of life consisting of single-celled organisms. They are prokaryotes (unlike eukaryotes) and they lack mitochondria. The name archaea comes from the Greek word archaios meaning ancient or old. Archaea are found everywhere in nature, such …

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Diplococci Bacteria: Definition, Shape, Examples, Diseases, And Treatments

In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at the diplococci bacteria, including how diplococci are defined, the shape they take, and examples of strains. Many diplococci are pathogens, and this guide will also cover the diseases they can cause, how the infection spreads, symptoms, and potential treatments. Read on to learn about diplococci bacteria. …

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Budding Cells – Fungi, Plants, Bacteria, Yeast, And Hydra

When it comes to reproduction, a lot of us are already familiar with the traditional sexual verses asexual methods.  Sexual reproduction includes two seperate cells coming together to form a new embryo that develops into a new individual organism. The most common example is the combination of a single sperm cell and egg cell from …

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Nematodes – Phylum Nematoda – Examples, Classification/Characteristics

Nematodes are also known as roundworms. It isn’t known exactly how many species of nematode there are, but it’s certain that they are one of the most (if not the single most) ubiquitous forms of life on the planet. Nematodes are absolutely everywhere. This article will tell you about the three currently accepted classes of …

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Anaerobes – Types of Bacteria, Classification, And Examples

Bacteria have been classified into three different types. These types include anaerobes, facultative, and aerobic bacteria. These classifications have been made based on the reactions the bacteria undergo when they generate energy in order to grow or for other activities.  If you are not familiar with bacteria, they are tiny single-celled organisms. The interesting thing …

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