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EVIDENCE USED IN CLASSIFICATION

Biochemical Evidence

Although live on earth is diverse, all living organisms are made up of the same basic
molecules.
Scientists have developed techniques to compare these molecules in order compare these
molecules in more detail > USUALLY INVOLVES STUDYING PROTEINS AND DNA.

CYTOCHROME C

One protein,…

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E.G. all vertebrates have a tail-like structure in early development, but only some of them have tails
later. THIS IS EVIDENCE THEY HAVE EVOLVED FROM A COMMON ANCESTOR.

Immunological Evidence

Proteins act as antigens and recognise can recognise cells as foreign bodies to stimulate an immune
response.

Human serum can…

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