Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 28 - 28.6 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

1) Corals contain, within their cells, photosynthetic dinoflagellates which help to feed the corals. 2) The protist Plasmodium, is a symbiotic parasitic protist which causes debilitating disease in humans. 3) Some protists live symbiotically in the guts of termites, allowing them to digest wood, which they could not otherwise do.

Work Step by Step

Review Concept 28.6 and choose three of the numerous symbioses described there, summarizing each of your choices briefly.
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