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Kingdoms

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(noun) Plural form of kingdom.

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Newbie question about the first life

J. Bean, how many people know that now there are five kingdoms and no longer just two? The lists of zoological exceptions are an amateur's project for the billions, not for the tiny professional minority, so simplifying the classification of life forms ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:28 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Newbie question about the first life

... all creatures were either plants or animals (and some, like "Euglena", seemed to be both, or halfway in between), so there were only two kingdoms of creatures: the Plant and the Animal Kingdoms (and there were three kingdoms in Nature, the other one being the Mineral Kingdom). Shortly ...

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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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lichens

guys, why isn't lichens classified into any one of those 6 kingdoms???? i could suggest mycota since it is helotism of a fungus(trapper) on an algal partner(trapped). i could also suggest a 7th kingdom for lichens since they behave both like algea and ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:48 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: lichens
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Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic

... is in the form of rod-shaped chromosomes. Most bacteria have cell wall made in majority by peptidogylcans. Eukaryotic organisms are divided into 4 kingdoms: the Protista (unicellular, both auto- and heterotrophic organisms; also multicellular algae are grouped in here), the plants, the fungi or ...

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:39 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic
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Evolution is not Darwinian

... between species as a source of evolutionary novelty. Carl Woese (1928- ): molecular phylogeny and the existence of at least three distinct cell kingdoms. Lynn Margulis (1938-2011): cell mergers/symbiogenesis as a source of evolutionary novelty. American biologist James A. Shapiro in his book ...

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by Forests
Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:29 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution is not Darwinian
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