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anonymous
 4 years ago
Why are Eubacteria called True bacteria ?
anonymous
 4 years ago
Why are Eubacteria called True bacteria ?

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Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Eubacteria is just another word for our everyday word bacteria. What you mean with "true bacteria" I don't know.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In my text its given eubacteria are called true bacteria and my teacher came up with a question why?!

Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do they give a definition of this "true bacteria" in your book?

Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Okay, 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

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, thank you Frost :)

Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So today we like to say bacteria and archaea :)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It seems like Eu means True.

Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2However that is also refure to the nucleaus... eucaryote from greak Eucarya > Eu = real, karyon=core

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh okay .. new piece of Info , Thanks :)

Frostbite
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2and eucaryote are not bacteria as you know :P so be carefull with that ;)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The usage of prefix "eu" in words like eubacteria and eukaryotes caused as "true" confusion. When it comes to eukaryotes, it refers to cell's nucleus while in eubacteria, it refers to prokaryotic organisms which do not belonged to archaebacteria or much prefer as your typical, normal bacteria that encountered in everyday life.
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