Evolution of cells/Related Articles
From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- See also changes related to Evolution of cells, or pages that link to Evolution of cells or to this page or whose text .
- Biology : The science of life — of complex, self-organizing, information-processing systems living in the past, present or future.
- Eukaryote : An organism that is composed of one or more cells containing cell nuclei.
- Archaea : A major group of numerous microorganisms fundamentally different from the bacteria and including many chemolithotrophs and extremophiles.
- Bacteria : A major group of single-celled microorganisms.
- Darwinian transition : A term proposed by Carl Woese to describe a transition period during the evolution of cells when genetic transmission moved from a predominantly horizontal mode to a vertical mode. After this life is characterised by genealogies that have a more modern tree-like phylogeny.
- Origin of life : How did self-replicating biochemistry and cells arise from the prebiotic world approximately four billion years ago? Aka abiogenesis.
- RNA world hypothesis : Proposes that a world filled with life based on ribonucleic acid (RNA) predated current life based on deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
- Carl Woese : Add brief definition or description