8 on ap endosymbiotic theory organism engulf

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Unformatted text preview: 8. ON AP -Endosymbiotic theory: organism engulf photosynthetic bacteria -larger host eukaryotic cells engulf smaller aerobic cell -did not digest them -develop symbiotic relationship-->natural selection -First endosymbiosis: origin of mitochondria: engulfed aerobic bacteria -Second endosymbiosis: origin of chloroplast: engulfed photosynthetic bacteria -Evidence: -mitochondria and chloroplast have double membrane -have naked, circular DNA -make copies of themselves (reproduce independently of eukaryotic cell) -also move freely in the cell -can perform protein synthesis with prokaryotic type ribosomes !...
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This document was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course SCIENCE AP Biology at Lindbergh Sr. High.

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