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Eukarya

Definition

noun

The domain comprised of eukaryotes or organisms whose cells contain a true nucleus.


Supplement

Eukarya (or Eukaryota) is one in the three-domain system of biological classification introduced by Carl Woese in 1990. The other two are Archaea and Bacteria.


Related terms: eukaryote (noun).

Synonym: Eukaryota.
Compare: Archaea, Bacteria.
See also: eukaryote.


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... one fresh discovery. A group of viruses (mimivirus) have given rise to the three different domains of life i.e., archaea, prokarya(bacteria) and eukarya. I'm sorry for moving your post to the second-to-last page, especially since it is more on the topic.

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by wildfunguy
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:33 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Theories - Origin of Life

... one fresh discovery. A group of viruses (mimivirus) have given rise to the three different domains of life i.e., archaea, prokarya(bacteria) and eukarya.

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by Sumanth001
Fri Sep 27, 2013 12:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 893150

help please 1

... on them :roll: This one is good one All organisms except Bacteria and Archaea (including plants, animals, fungi and protists) are in the domain Eukarya- they are eukaryotes and have eukaryotic cells- In brackets are they Bacteria and Archaea or are not Bacteria and Archaea? It's like saying ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:27 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: help please 1
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Views: 6852

Re: help please 1

how about these? Lecture 4 - All organisms except Bacteria and Archaea (including plants, animals, fungi and protists) are in the domain Eukarya- they are eukaryotes and have eukaryotic cells- In brackets are they Bacteria and Archaea or are not Bacteria and Archaea? - The term ‘karyote’ means ...

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by Stephen1993
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:19 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: help please 1
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Re: origin of eukaryotic cell

... similarity is any measure of evolutionary relatedness then the divergence in FtsZ and tubulin will place the archea and eubacteria away from eukarya. No doubt there are lot of evidences to support the merger theory but what has not been clearly established is the origin of cytoskeletal elements ...

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by manohara
Wed Mar 10, 2010 6:18 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: origin of eukaryotic cell
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