Eubacteria

"True bacteria"

Mycoplasmas - lack cell walls

Gram-negative bacteria -- w/ cell walls, outer membrane

Gram-positive pacteria - w/ cell walls, no outer membrane

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Archaebacteria

Anaerobic!

have cell walls of unusual chemical composition

Live in extreme environments
(Halophiles, methanogens, thermoacidophiles)

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