Welcome to the Tree of Life Portal, the place where anyone can explore and learn about species of life and their interelationships — a field of study known as phylogenetics. The root of the Tree of Life begins with the three recognized domains of cellular life, Archaea, Bacteria and Eukaryotes, with Viruses being of uncertain origin.
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Bacteria (in-depth)Last Updated on 2009-03-24 at 00:51Note: this article is a draft from Citizendium. If you'd like to help improve the article, please register with Citizendium (and let them know you've been referred by the Tree of... More »
Bacteria (overview)Last Updated on 2009-03-24 at 00:50Bacteria (singular: bacterium) is a large group of unicellular microorganisms. Formerly known as Eubactaria or "true bacteria" to distinguish them from Archaea (formerly known as... More »
Archea (IPY Merge)Last Updated on 2009-03-22 at 02:27The Archaea are a group of prokaryotes (cells that lack nuclei and other organelles) that were first discovered in extreme environments such as hot springs, acid waters and... More »
ArchaeaLast Updated on 2009-03-22 at 01:54The Archaea are a group of prokaryotes (cells that lack nuclei and other organelles) that were first discovered in extreme environments such as hot springs, acid waters and... More »