- n an organism with cells characteristic of all life forms except primitive microorganisms such as bacteria; i.e. an organism with `good' or membrane-bound nuclei in its cells
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- Scientists Have Successfully Built a Custom, Synthetic Chromosome from Scratch
The first designer chromosome is here. After seven years, a team of international scientists has created the first artificial eukaryote chromosome from scratch. Eukaryotes are complex cell organisms, like humans and plants, “in which the genetic material is organized into a membrane-bound nucleus.” The chromosome, was incorporated into brewer’s yeast, was built using a computer redesign of the ...
March 28, 2014 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
- In a first, scientists create artificial chromosome
Scientists have built from scratch the world's first synthetic chromosome of a eukaryote, incorporating it into brewer's yeast.
March 27, 2014 - The Christian Science Monitor