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Final: Unity and Diversity Part I

The introduction and prokaryotes/eukaryotes section of the Evolution, Unity and Diversity Test. Use to study for biology final.
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reducing atmosphere
the pre-life atmosphere on earth
monera
kingdom that includes the type of cells that were first formed on earth
coacervates
droplets of lipid or protein that are hypothesized to be precursors of cells
RNA world
model describing the role of nucleic acids during the abiotic origin of the first cells on earth
ribozyme
RNA that functions like and enzyme
prokaryotes
70 S ribosomes, circular DNA without histones, rotating flagellum or flagellin
eukaryotes
nucleus, cytoskeleton