Unformatted text preview: i) Initial evidence: similarities ii) a scenario for endosymbiosis iii) phylogenetic analysis iv) which bacteria? -- v) how many events? 4) Photosynthetic Eukaryotes a) Where are they on the tree of life? i) Did photosynthetic eukaryotes evolve more than once? b) How did eukaryotes aquire the ability to photosynthesize? i) acquisition of a chlorplast ii) what is a chloroplast? iii) what is the origin of chloroplasts? 5) Endosymbiosis and chloroplasts a) A scenario for endosymbiosis b) how many primary endosymbiotic events were there? i) chloroplasts form a monophyletic clade c) how can this be reconciled with multiple origins of photosynthetic eukaryotes? i) secondary and tertiary endosymbioses...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course BIS 2 taught by Professor Coolprof during the Spring '11 term at Bank Street College of Education.
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