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A Microbial Diversity Resource
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- BIOL 375 Virology, Joan L. Slonczewski, Kenyon College
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- Genetic Microbiology, Mary Glogowski, Loyola University Chicago
- MICB301, Dr. William Mohn, University of British Columbia
- Microbial Ecology, Dr. Jay Lennon, Indiana University
- SSC111 Soil Microbiology, Kate Scow, University of California, Davis
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The three Domains of Life each have defining characteristics that are both separate and similar.
Within each Domain these ranks are shown: Division, Order, Genus. Links provide full taxonomy and description. See also Taxonomy Index.
Firmicutes (Gram positive)
Viridiplantae (algae & plant)
Cercozoa (shelled amebas)
Alveolata (have cortical alveoli)