Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - Assessment - Prokaryotes - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 596: 12



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Option a. is incorrect. Aerobes thrive in environments containing oxygen. Option b. is incorrect. Retroviruses are viruses that have RNA as their genetic material instead of DNA. Option d. is incorrect. Heterotrophs are organisms that consume other organisms for energy. Option c. is correct. Anaerobes must live in environments that contain no oxygen.
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