Five Kingdom Model of Taxonomy

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Five Kingdom Model of Taxonomy Living Organisms are classified according to the types of cells they have; each Kingdom of living organisms has different and unique cellular structures, different modes of nutrition, different specialized cells, organs and structures. : NON-Cellular parasites that do not have metabolic activities outside their host cells. Domain : Archaea: all the prokaryotes that do not have peptidoglycan in their cell walls. These are often called extremeophiles Domain: Bacteria Kingdom: Monera 1. Prokaryotic cells: Microscopic organisms with cell walls , single circular chromosomes, frequently with flagella or cilia, reproduce by fission. Secrete cell walls of peptidoglycan outside their cell membranes. All bacteria are heterotophic; either saprophytic or parasitic organisms. Are important recyclers of organic carbon, and are primary nitrogen fixers in the biosphere. All blue -green algae are photosynthetic autotrophs. Domain: Eukaryia 2. Eukaryotic organisms: Have larger cells with true nuclei; nuclear membranes are present. Have multiple chromosomes, membraneous organelles. May be either
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course BIOL 357 taught by Professor Kalia during the Spring '08 term at University of Louisville.

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