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ANIMALIA (METAZOA)

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

In Systema Naturæ (1735, 1758), Carolus Linnaeus proposed a definition of the Kingdom Animalia: natural objects that grow, live, and sense. In contrast, plants grow and live but do not sense, while ... More


Life’s Devices: On the Evolution of Prokaryotic Cells and Their Parts

Franklin M. Harold

in In Search of Cell History: The Evolution of Life's Building Blocks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174143
eISBN:
9780226174310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174310.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter tackles the evolution of cellular organization. How did intricate subcellular machines, such as ribosomes, flagella and ion pumps come to exist? How do cells transmit their functional ... More


The Vampire Slug of the Killer Alga: The Genesis of Unicellular Animals and Plants: The Evolutionary Revolution

Alexandre Meinesz

in How Life Began: Evolution's Three Geneses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226519319
eISBN:
9780226519333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226519333.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explains the genesis of animal and plant cells. The ancestors of animal and plant cells were bacteria that became associated with smaller bacteria (destined to become mitochondria, which ... More


Movement in Water

Andrew A. Biewener and Shelia N. Patek (eds)

in Animal Locomotion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198743156
eISBN:
9780191803031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743156.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines how the physical properties of water influence and explain the great diversity of swimming performance and mechanisms - from the scale of spermatozoa on up to whales. The key ... More


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