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  • n. Plural form of prokaryote.

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Examples

  • Genes that are widely distributed in prokaryotes have a tremendous opportunity for mutational change, and the evolution of conserved genes must be otherwise greatly constrained.

    Behe's Two-Binding-Sites Rule

  • Having been the "start" amino acid in prokaryotes, it would therefore retain this position among their eukaryote descendants, at least for a while (assuming that one believes, like Michael Behe does, in evolutionary homology).

    Always finish what you start…

  • Allen MacNeill: Having been the "start" amino acid in prokaryotes, it would therefore retain this position among their eukaryote descendants, at least for a while

    Always finish what you start…

  • In any event, the probability that two or three origins of multicellularity simply arose by chance within eukaryotes as opposed to prokaryotes is somewhere on the order of 1/4 to 1/2, well below the general standards of statistical validity.

    Another predictable argument against front-loading

  • There is no "C-value paradox" in prokaryotes, for example, as their genomes are small and directly correlated with gene number.

    A Dubious "Opportunity" for IDers

  • My research work includes studies of restriction and modification enzymes, enzymology of genetic recombination, mechanism of bacterial transformation, and genetic regulation in prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

    Hamilton O. Smith - Autobiography

  • "And therefore the traditional view of what 'prokaryotes' are has now changed, because 'half' the prokaryotes are actaully closer to eukaryotes that the they are to the other 'half' of the prokaryotes."

    Another Big Example of Reductive Evolution?

  • And therefore the traditional view of what 'prokaryotes' are has now changed, because 'half' the prokaryotes are actaully closer to eukaryotes that the they are to the other 'half' of the prokaryotes.

    Another Big Example of Reductive Evolution?

  • Whereas bacterial cells are relatively simple and known as prokaryotes, the newer cellular consortia, known as the eukaryotes, are the building blocks of plant and animal bodies, including our own.

    SuperCooperators

  • If current theory that eukaryotes preceded prokaryotes, that is.

    Continuation…

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