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Monera,

taxonomic kingdom that comprises the prokaryotes (bacteriabacteria
[pl. of bacterium], microscopic unicellular prokaryotic organisms characterized by the lack of a membrane-bound nucleus and membrane-bound organelles. Once considered a part of the plant kingdom, bacteria were eventually placed in a separate kingdom, Monera.
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 and cyanobacteriacyanobacteria
or blue-green algae,
photosynthetic bacteria that contain chlorophyll. For many years they were classified in the plant kingdom along with algae, but discoveries made possible by the electron microscope and new biochemical techniques have shown them to be
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). Prokaryotes are single-celled organisms that lack a membrane-bound nucleus and usually lack membrane-bound organelles (mitochondria, chloroplasts; see cellcell,
in biology, the unit of structure and function of which all plants and animals are composed. The cell is the smallest unit in the living organism that is capable of integrating the essential life processes. There are many unicellular organisms, e.g.
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, in biology). They have a small ring of DNA as their genetic material and reproduce asexually. A recently proposed system classifies these organisms in two major groupings called Eubacteria and ArchaebacteriaArchaebacteria
, diverse group of bacteria (prokaryotes), sometimes called the archaea and considered a major group unto themselves. Archaebacteria are contrasted with the Eubacteria, from which they differ biochemically in the arrangement of the bases in their ribosomal RNA and
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, or archaea. Monera has been contrasted with the kingdoms of eukaryotic organisms (protists, fungi, plants, and animals; see eukaryoteeukaryote
, a cell or organism composed of cells that have a membrane-bound nucleus and organelles (mitochondria, chloroplasts; see cell, in biology) and genetic material organized in chromosomes in which the DNA is combined with histone proteins.
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).

Monera

[mə′nir·ə]
(biology)
A kingdom that includes the bacteria and blue-green algae in some classification schemes.
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Como narrativa desse momento cosmogonico, o universo poetico apresenta seres de carater prodromicos como passagem da materia inerte para a monera, isto e, a vida que esta no envio do que nao e vida, pois do nada ela surge.
This tactile experience is very effective for students to picture the relationship between Monera and the two prokaryotic domains.
3) Pese a esta afirmacion, en sus estudios sobre el censo de 1777-1778 Monera se ha cuidado en sugerir que la mayoria de la poblacion del Bolivar Grande no era negra y mulata sino indigena y mestiza, pero no incursiona en estos temas, pues el centro de sus cavilaciones no son estos grupos etnicos sino los afrodescendientes.
Specifically, because the computer's limited programming will prevent us from bringing events localized with respect to it under increasingly complex contextual control, the computer makes for a poor psychology subject, as do plants, fungi, monera, and protista.
The clustered QTL confer resistance to a diverse group of pathogens from three kingdoms (animal, monera, and fungi) and two viruses.
In April, Radisson Blu Jeddah in KSA appointed its first female manager, also a Saudi national, Monera Ali Abdullah Al Nowiser.
Its board of trustees is chaired by Francis Monera, president of Cebu Holdings Inc.
Monera said that the expansion will include a regional mall, office buildings and a hotel.
Sumai said his sister was illegally recruited and left for Abu Dhabi in 2011 using the name Monera Galay Kamad.
Copeland quien propuso en 1938 una taxonomia basada en cuatro reinos: Animalia, Plantae, Protista y Monera --que en griego significa <<solitario>>--para incluir a bacterias y cianobacterias; el termino Monera tiene su origen en el nombre Moneres, que Haeckel habia usado como una subdivision de su reino Protista.
An increasing number of biology textbooks and other curricular materials present the six kingdoms of Monera (or Bacteria), Archaea, Protists, Animals, Plants, and Fungi as the fundamental categories of living things.
75), the cyanobacteria (or blue-green algae) are a group within the Kingdom Monera, which they share with the other prokaryotic organisms (bacteria).