Asked Sep 23, 2019

What is the embosymbiotic theory and what evidence supports it? 


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To explain the endosymbiotic theory and the evidence that supports it.

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All living organisms are made up of one or many cells. The organisms are classified as prokaryotes and eukaryotes. The prokaryotes are usually unicellular including the bacteria and archaea, while the eukaryotes are usually multicellular including the plants and animals. The prokaryotic cells are simpler and smaller than the eukaryotic cells.

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The endosymbiotic theory is otherwise called as symbiogenesis. It is an evolutionary theory of the origin of the eukaryotic cell from the organism of prokaryotes. In 1905 and 1910, the endosymbiotic th...

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