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What is the difference between bacteria, virus and fungi?
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What is a bacteria virus and fungi virus?
What are the differences between bacteria fungi and virus?
Covered by-- Virus is covered by protein coat Bacteria is covered by cell wall Fungi is covered by a cell wall Cell Membrane-- Virus-No Bacteria-Yes Fungi-Yes Cytoplasm-- Virus-No Bacteria-Yes Fungi-Yes Genetic Material-- Virus has DNA or RNA; only a few genes present Bacteria has DNA and RNA both' enough for several hundres genes Fungi is a Eukaryotic carrying definite nucleus with enough genes Living or Non-Living-- Virus- non-living outside host cell Bacteria- living Fungi- living Size-- Virus- 30-300nanometer Bacteria- 0.1-10micrometer Fungi- macroscopic(exception yeast) Useful or Harmful-- Virus- harmful(exception biological control) Bacteria- useful in producing antibyotics Fungi- useful Parasatic or Sacrophytic-- Virus- parasatic or pathogenic Bacteria- pathogen as well as sacrophytic Fungi- some are parasatic; some are parasatic Can Culture-- Virus can only culture in chicken eggs(cannot be grown in artificial medium) Bacteria can culture in artificial medium Fungi can be grown in artificial medium In Crystallised Form-- Virus- You can keep them crystallised and they can grow again when introduced to a new host Bacteria- cannot be kept im crystallised or kept in powder farm-they will die Fungi- cannot be crystallised as they would die Microscopic-- Virus- can be seen using an electron microscope Bacteria- can be seen using compound microscope Fungi- can be seen by using compound microscope Anymore differences?
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