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About the Domains/Kingdoms This diagram implies 3 Domains / 6 Kingdoms (Woese et al. 1990):


  1. Carl R. Woese, Otto Kandler, Mark L. Wheelis: "Towards a natural system of organisms: proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 87(12):4576-9. doi:10.1073/pnas.87.12.4576
Date 24 March 2007 (Original upload date)
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Author Peter Halasz. ( User:Pengo)


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