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Eukaryotic

Definition

adjective

Of, or pertaining to, or characteristic of a eukaryote, which is basically an organism possessing a membrane-bound nucleus.


Supplement

Organisms may be grouped in two major groups: prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Eukaryotes include the animals, plants, fungi, and protists.


Word origin: eukaryote + -ic.

Variant: eucaryotic (British)

Compare: prokaryotic


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Re: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?

If you could link me to a scholarly article that describes how after endosymbiosis, the bacterial cell and it's eukaryotic host coordinated replication Maybe this helps? http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/365/1541/699.full.pdf

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How did endosymbionts coordinate replication?
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... grow on the top, microaerophile in middle and anerobic at bottom. It will work well with culturable bacteria. I am not sure will it work with eukaryotic microorganisms or not. This is a cool idea. However, this doesn't help me either. I am looking for information already known, and I would ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:44 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes

... grow on the top, microaerophile in middle and anerobic at bottom. It will work well with culturable bacteria. I am not sure will it work with eukaryotic microorganisms or not.

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by josem
Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:28 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Oxygen requirements of eukaryotes
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Views: 337

Newbie question about the first life

... the mitochondria: there are two theories about their presence in cells. One of them says that the first host that "swallowed" one was a eukaryotic cell, the other one says that the host was a bacterium, in other words, a prokaryotic cell. I'm not really sure about the idea that motochondria ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:10 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Views: 10516

Newbie question about the first life

... been able to find the source. If it's true, then I guess it was a bacterium that did this, thus taking a big step on the way to becoming the first eukaryotic cell, so bacteria and mitochondria must've developed independently and side by side before coming together. (Coincidentally, enzymes are ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 10516
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