Bio_Def_Test_1_Chpt_18

Bio_Def_Test_1_Chpt_18 - Biology Terms Chapter 18 Archaea...

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Biology Terms Chapter 18 Archaea One of life’s three domains; consists of prokaryotes that are only distantly related to members of the domain Bacteria Bacteria One of life’s three domains; consists of prokaryotes that are only distantly related to members of the domain Archaea Biodiversity The total number of species within an ecosystem and the resulting complexity of interactions among them Class The taxonomic category composed of related genera. Closely related classes form a division or phylum Division The taxonomic category contained within a Kingdom and consisting of related classes of plants, fungi, bacteria, or plantlike protists DNA Sequencing The process of determining the chemical composition of a DNA molecule (in particular, the order in which the molecule’s constituent nucleic acids are arranged) Domain The broadest category for classifying organisms; Organisms are classified into 3 domains: Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya Eukarya One of life’s 3 domains; consists of all eukaryotes (plants, animals, fungi, and
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2009 for the course BIOL 1002 taught by Professor Pomarico during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Bio_Def_Test_1_Chpt_18 - Biology Terms Chapter 18 Archaea...

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