A flourishing field: going back to the roots of the Archaea

Darwin that expresses that all life on Earth is related by common descent. In 1977, Woese and Fox proposed that the tree of life is divided into three branches, or ‘urkingdoms’ — the urkaryotes, eubacteria and archae­ bacteria, which correspond to the current terms eukary­ otes, bacteria and archaea. Although a three­domain tree was controversial to some… CONTINUE READING
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