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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC 1 ST SEMESTER COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES BIOLOGY LECTURE (CAS 403) Topic: THE PROPERTIES OF LIVING ORGANISMS • THE DIVERSITY OF LIFE - Grouping organisms by fundamental features helps make the vast diversity of life manageable for study * Scientists classify organisms into a hierarchy of broader and broader groups NOT INCLUDED TO THE KINGDOM (1950-1960) Fungi Bacteria Pro tist protozoa amoeba Protein created VIRUS non – living molecule 3 DOMAINS: PLANTS Prokaryotes Bacteria 1. Bacteria ANIMALS Eukaryotes Plants, Animals, 2. Eukarya Protists, Fungi 3. Archae - live under extreme environment Note: ARCHAE lives in underwater vents = very high salinity temperature hypersaline = very hign salinity salt water All organisms share a set of common features sign of unity in life’s vast diversity...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course SC 101 taught by Professor David during the Fall '10 term at American Intl. University.
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