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


Eukaryota (or Eukarya) 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: Eukarya.
Compare: Archaea, Bacteria.
See also: eukaryote.

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Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... it worse, your argument is a slippery slope. Suggesting frequent HGT for Elysia chlorotica doesn't lead to HGT being frequent for all of domain Eukaryota. In fact, this source says that newer data is inconsistent with the HGT hypothesis, suggesting that scientists were testing the HGT hypothesis ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8026

Parasites in water

This depends on what kind of parasites you have in mind. Is it bacteria, unicellular eukaryota or something multicellular? I'm not sure what you mean by the first question. Of course each person is affected by the parasite they've got. Thus if they were infected with ...

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by JackBean
Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Parasites in water
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Views: 4031

Difference between cells

the "genetic expression" part means, that you won't list, that eukaryota have mitochondria, while prokaryota do not (hint, existence of other organelles has influence). So, you will focus on differences between the gene expression in prokaryota and ...

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:38 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Difference between cells
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Views: 4197

Taxonomy - Populus trichocarpa

... a few others. Streptophyta is identified as a phylum, but I'm not sure which corresponds to the class. Here's the NCBI output: cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; eudicotyledons; core ...

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by ham
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Taxonomy - Populus trichocarpa
Replies: 2
Views: 2689

How would you confirm extra chromosomal inheritance ?

... For the first case look for karyotype, for the second for the inheritance pattern. It would also help, if you wrote organism (at least prokaryota/eukaryota, multi/unicellular)

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by JackBean
Tue May 18, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How would you confirm extra chromosomal inheritance ?
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