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Unformatted text preview: separate nucleus. Although it did not happen immediately, it was realized that these cells were so different that a new kingdom was needed. 5. 1969---Whittakers Five-Kingdom system was founded. This system was based on the belief that procaryocytes were the ancestors of all other organisms. a. Kingdom Monera or Prokaryotae---all prokaryocytes, which means all bacteria b. Kingdom Protista---unicellular eukaryocytes---protozoa, unicellular algae, slime molds c. Kingdom Fungi---unicellular yeasts, multicellular (but still microscopic) molds, macroscopic mushrooms. Plantlike but no chlorophyll, so no photosynthesis. d. Kingdom Plantae---plants. All multicellular and all carry on photosynthesis. e. Kingdom Animalia---animals...
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