Description

Prokaryotes, the first simple cells without nucleus and mitochondria, that use carbon dioxide as a carbon source and oxidize inorganic materials to extract energy, appear, probably in deep-sea thermal vents or atmosphere

Location

Earth

Rate

Strong importance (9)

Sphere

General

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Haloarchaea, a cell about 5 μm long, is a member of domain Archaea, one of two prokaryotic taxa

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