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Prokaryotic Biodiversity - |-| Crenarchaeota | |...

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Prokaryotic Biodiversity? Diversity Within the Three Domains The following phylogenetic tree is based on comparisons of small rRNA sequences, from Freeman S & Herron JC (1998) Evolutionary Analysis. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River; taken from Woese CR (1996) Phylogenetic trees: Wither microbiology? Current Biology 6:1060. BACTERIA |--------------------------- Thermotagales | |==| |------------------------ Green non-sulfer bacteria | | | | |--| |--------------------- Flavobacteria | | | | | | |------------------ Cyanobacteria (Nostoc) | |--| | (chloroplasts) | | | | |--| |--------------- Purple bacteria (E. coli) | |--| (Agrobacterium,mitochondria) | | Earliest | |--------------- Gram Positive Bacteria (TB) Common------| Ancestor |
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| |--------------------- Pyrodictium |
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Unformatted text preview: |--| Crenarchaeota | | |---------------------Thermoproteus TEMPERATURE | | | |==| ARCHAEA | | | | | | |---------------------T. celer | | | | Euryarchaeota | | |--| |------------------Methanococcus | | | | | | |--| |---------------Methanobacterium METHANE | | | | |==| |--| |------------Methanosarcina | |--| | |------------Haloarchaea SALT | | | EUCARYA | |------------------------Microsporidia | | |==| |---------------------Diplomonads (Giardia,fig.26.2) | | |--| |------------------Trichomonads | | |--| |---------------Flagellates (Euglena) | | |--| |------------Entamoebae | | |--| |---------Slime molds (Dictyostelium) | | |--| |------Ciliates (Paramecium) | | |--| |---Plants | | |--|---Animals | |---Fungi (yeast, mushrooms, etc)...
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