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Unformatted text preview: other cellular structures were derived from small prokaryotes that had been engulfed by larger cells. 1 Genetic Annealing The production of a new genome through the transfer of part of the genome of one organism to another organism. Snowball Earth Hypothesis The hypothesis that glaciers covered the planet's landmasses from pole to pole 750-570 million years ago, confining life to very limited areas. Pangaea The super continent formed near the end of the Paleozoic era when plate movements brought all the landmasses of Earth together. Three-Domain System A system of taxonomic classification based on three “super kingdoms”: Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course EBIO 1220 taught by Professor Demig-addams during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.
- Spring '07