DomainKingdomCharacters

DomainKingdomCharacters - General Characteristics of the...

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Kingdoms - Page 1 General Characteristics of the Domains and Kingdoms Domain Bacteria Organisms with a prokaryotic cell structure Cell walls contain peptidogylcan No internal membrane bounded structures (no organelles) Genetic material not found within a nucleus Candidate Kingdoms Proteobacteria Firmicutes High-GC Gram-Positive Low-GC Gram Positive Cyanobacteria Spirochetes Chlamydia Domain Archaea Organisms with a prokaryotic cell structure Typically found in extreme environments (Halophiles, Thermophiles, Methanogens) Cell membranes comprised of branching hydrocarbons No internal membrane bounded structures (no organelles) Candidate Kingdoms Euryarchaeota Crenarchaeota Korarcheota Nanoarcheota Domain Eukarya Protista Alliance (All Candidate Kingdoms) Eukaryotic Organisms lacking tissue organization Unicellular or Cell aggregates Includes (using the Campbell Scheme of Kingdoms in the Protista) Excavates Diplomonadida (Archaezoa) Diplomonada Parabasala (Archaezoa) Trichomonada Euglenophyta (Euglenoids)
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