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What are packages called that contain non-living RNA and polypeptides contained within membranes ?
If you were canning your own food, what type/form of prokaryotic cell would be the most difficult to kill?
The absence of which gas in Earth's primitive atmosphere was essential to the origin of life?
abiotic synthesis of organic molecules, abiotic synthesis of polymers, precell formation, origin of self-replicating molecules
four stages of the four stage hypothesis of life's origins
If you cannot see the life growing, but it is - is this Spontaneous generation or biogenesis
No oxygen 4 bya
One major difference between the atmosphere of the earth today and that found on Earth 4 billion years ago
What prokaryotes are also known as extremophiles because the live in harsh environments, similar to ancient earth
mitochondria and chloroplasts
The existence of what organelles is explained by the endosymbiosis hypothesis?
Evaporation of monomer solution from hot rocks, clay or sand
Under what conditions can monomers spontaneously form polymers?
Methane, ammonia, nitrogen
Before life arose on this planet, what gases were present in the atmosphere?
Amino acids, sugars, nucleotides, ATP
When testing the first stage of the four stage origin of life hypothesis , what kinds of organic compounds were made?
Abiotic synthesis of monomers
What was the first stage of the process that led to the abiotic origin of life?
They decompose organic matter, make nitrogen available to organisms
What are some ecological benefits of bacteria?
You discover a prokaryote that can make its own food in the absence of light. Nutritionally, you would classify this protist as a..
decomposers treat raw sewage, prokaryotes clean up oil spills and can be genetically engineered to degrade oil more rapidly, they can clean up mines that are laced with poison
Give examples of bioremediation.
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