Ep 388: Eukaryotes, living large

Ep 388: Eukaryotes, living large

Eukaryotes, living large

We take a look at a few eukaryotes, including some single celled creatures large enough to be seen with the naked eye.

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Check out our latest attempt at Episode One.

Take 140 of Episode One: 13 kinds of death

Here’s a link to the earlier episode we referenced.

Ep 141: The largest of the small

Here’s an article about the largest single celled organism, caulerpa taxifolia.

Structure of world’s largest single cell is reflected at the molecular level

Here’s something about cells that have more than one nucleus.

Multinucleated Cells

Here’s an article about how the DNA of symbiotic cells living inside other cells move over time into the nucleus of the host cell.

Gene transfer from organelles to the nucleus: Frequent and in big chunks

And here are a couple of articles about the only known eukaryote with no mitochondria.

First eukaryotes found without a normal cellular power supply

1st eukaryote without mitochondria redefines our limb on tree of life

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