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ashna

  • one year ago

Why are Eubacteria called True bacteria ?

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  1. Frostbite
    • one year ago
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    Eubacteria is just another word for our everyday word bacteria. What you mean with "true bacteria" I don't know.

  2. ashna
    • one year ago
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    In my text its given eubacteria are called true bacteria and my teacher came up with a question why?!

  3. Frostbite
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    Do they give a definition of this "true bacteria" in your book?

  4. ashna
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    no they don't.

  5. Frostbite
    • one year ago
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    Okay, well then I can only provide some baggrund information and then lets hope we find something that look like an answer... the word eubacteria is the old word for our everyday word bacteria. The problem was back in time that every procaryote organism was called a bacteria and there exsist another lifeform / domain that was diffrenent from the eubacteria - the archaebacteria

  6. ashna
    • one year ago
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    Yes, thank you Frost :)

  7. Frostbite
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    So today we like to say bacteria and archaea :)

  8. ashna
    • one year ago
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    It seems like Eu means True.

  9. ashna
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    Right.

  10. Frostbite
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    Eu means real yes :P

  11. Frostbite
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    However that is also refure to the nucleaus... eucaryote from greak Eucarya -> Eu = real, karyon=core

  12. ashna
    • one year ago
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    Oh okay .. new piece of Info , Thanks :)

  13. Frostbite
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    and eucaryote are not bacteria as you know :P so be carefull with that ;)

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