The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes)

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The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes)
1011302The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes)The kingdom Monera comprises the prokaryotic, single-celled organisms. They are all bacteria (see Fig. 28.1) possessing ribosomes and a naked, circular strand of DNA that serves as a chromosome, but they generally lack membrane-enclosed organelles such as mitochondria, lysosomes, peroxisomes, an endo-plasmic reticulum, and a true nucleus.
Bacterial structure. Bacterial cells lack membrane-bound organelles but have a variety of cell structures. <emphasis role="italic">Source</emphasis>…
George H. Fried; George J. Hademenos: Schaum's Outline of Biology, Fourth Edition. The Kingdom Monera (The Prokaryotes), Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export