eucaryote


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eucaryote

[yü′kar·ē‚ōt]
(biology)
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Subtilisin-like proprotein convertases (SPCS) comprise a family of at least seven related endoproteases found in higher eucaryotes.
In contrast, algae, fungi and protozoa are eucaryotes, as their nuclei are bound by a nuclear membrane, contain several DNA molecules and undergo division by the well-known process of mitosis.
The arrival of eucaryotes looks more progressive than it really was because of the failure to depict the persisting hordes of procaryotes.