eukaryotic eukaryotic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having cells with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei

News

  1. Scientists date prehistoric bacterial invasion still present in today's plant and animal cells

    How long ago did bacteria invade the one-celled ancestors of plants and animals to become energy-producing mitochondria and photosynthesizing chloroplasts? Researchers developed a statistical way to analyze the variation in genes common to mitochondria, chloroplasts and the eukaryotic nucleus to more precisely date these events. They found that the cyanobacterial invasion of plants took place ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Scientists date prehistoric bacterial invasion still present in today's cells

    ( University of California - Berkeley ) How long ago did bacteria invade the one-celled ancestors of plants and animals to become energy-producing mitochondria and photosynthesizing chloroplasts? Two UC Berkeley doctoral candidates developed a statistical way to analyze the variation in genes common to mitochondria, chloroplasts and the eukaryotic nucleus to more precisely date these events ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • "Gerry Fink, more than anyone, deserves the credit for making yeast the premier model system for understanding the biology of eukaryotic cells," says David Botstein, director, Lewis-Sigler Institute at Princeton University and Gruber laureate....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: David Botstein Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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