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The Surprising Archaea Discovering Another Domain of Life by John L. Howland

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bacteriology,
  • Evolution,
  • Microorganisms,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Microbiology,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Archaea.,
  • Archaebacteria,
  • gtt

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9658626M
ISBN 100195111834
ISBN 109780195111835

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John L. Howland. The Surprising Archaea. Discovering Another Domain of Life. John L. Howland. Description. Although they comprise one of the three fundamental branches of life, the Archaea were only recognized as a group about twenty years ago. The Surprising Archaea.: Although they comprise one of the three fundamental branches of life, the Archaea were only recognized as a group about twenty years ago. This recognition was based on similarities between their RNA sequences, similarities all the more striking because of the diversity of archaeal lifestyles. The Archaea, or archaebacteria, constitute the fifth kingdom of living organisms, as distinct from true bacteria as from fungi, animals, and plants. They were very likely the first life forms, from which all other living things evolved, because they are naturally adapted to thrive in the anoxic extreme environments that prevailed when life originated on the earth. Less than 20 years ago they.   The Surprising Archaea by John L. Howland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Surprising Archaea: John L. Howland: 4/5(8).

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  John Howland's book takes us on a tour of the third domain, the Archaea. Prokaryotic, but not bacterial, they pursue their peculiar lifestyles in Author: P. G. Willmer. The difference is that the formerthe Eukaryahave cells with nuclei, while the Bacteria do not. Genetically, there is a third domain of lifethe Archaea. A member of the Archaea is as different, genetically, from a member of either of the other domains as a bacterium is from you. The tree of life has THREE genetic branches/5.   [Read] Thinking Like a Phage: The Genius of the Viruses That Infect Bacteria and Archaea For Free.   Purchase The Biochemistry of Archaea (Archaebacteria), Volume 26 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Book Edition: 1.