Lecture_1_bio_intro

Ini7ally archaea were viewed as extremophiles that

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Unformatted text preview: ean? Karyotype refers to the number and appearance of chromosomes in the nucleus of a eukaryo7c cell. 4 8/26/13 The Six Kingdoms •  How are organisms placed into their kingdoms? The Six Kingdoms •  How are organisms placed into their kingdoms? –  Cell type, simple or complex –  Their ability to make food –  Their ability to reproduce –  The number of cells in their body. Plants •  The organisms that you’re probably familiar with already. •  Plants are all mul7- cellular and consist of complex cells. •  Plants are autotrophs, meaning they are organisms that make their own food. Eubacteria •  Translates to “true bacteria”, which includes all bacteria except for archaebacteria. Hence, almost all bacteria are Eubacteria. •  Most eubacteria organisms are single- celled, and all are characterized by the lack of a membrane- enclosed nucleus. Prokaryote cells. •  Archaea and bacteria are quite similar and dis7nguishing between the two of them can be confusing and there frequently are contradictory defini7ons and reasoning. Animals •  Also, organisms that you’re probably familiar with already. •  Also, are all mul7- cellular and consist of complex cells. •  Plants are hetrotrophs, meaning they are organisms that feed on other organisms. Archae •...
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