Animals

Known as: Animalia, animal kingdom, Animal 
Unicellular or multicellular, heterotrophic organisms, that have sensation and the power of voluntary movement. Under the older five kingdom paradigm… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Human activities are causing Earth's sixth major extinction event-an accelerating decline of the world's stocks of biological… (More)
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2003
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2003
The pattern and timing of the rise in complex multicellular life during Earth's history has not been established. Great disparity… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Molecular phylogenies support a common ancestry between animals (Metazoa) and Fungi, but the evolutionary descent of the Metazoa… (More)
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2000
2000
Most members of the ascomycetous genus Cordyceps are endoparasitic fungi of insects and other arthropods, but about 20 of the 300… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Taste represents a major form of sensory input in the animal kingdom. In mammals, taste perception begins with the recognition of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
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A symbiosis-based phylogeny leads to a consistent, useful classification system for all life. "Kingdoms" and "Domains" are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Phylogenetic analyses of ribosomal RNA sequences have played an important role in the study of early evolution of life. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A phylogenetic framework inferred from comparisons of small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences describes the evolutionary origin and… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Molecular structures and sequences are generally more revealing of evolutionary relationships than are classical phenotypes… (More)
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1985
1985
Phylogenetic trees among eukaryotic kingdoms were inferred for large- and small-subunit rRNAs by using a maximum-likelihood… (More)
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