bacteria vs archaea

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  • bacteria vs archaea
    • rRNA sequence
      • B: many unique to bacteria
      • A: many match eukaryotic ones
    • RNA polymerase
      • A: complex, similar to eukaryotic
      • B: small and simple
    • sensitivity to antibiotics
      • A: Not inhibited (unaffected)
      • B: Inhibited (killed)
    • membrane lipids
      • A: carbon chains branched
      • B: carbon chains unbranched
    • peptidoglycan in cell wall
      • A: absent
      • B: present
    • linkage
      • A: ether linkage
        • branched lipids
      • B: ester linkage
    • size
      • A&B: small
    • can both live in extreme conditions


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