Origin of eukaryote
OTHER WORDS FROM eukaryoteeu·kar·y·ot·ic, eu·car·y·ot·ic [yoo-kar-ee-ot-ik], /yuˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use eukaryote in a sentence
The structure of genes in eukaryotes is complicated, because their blueprints for making proteins are broken up by introns.
The four primary histones of eukaryotes — H2A, H2B, H3 and H4 — assemble into octamers with two copies of each.DNA’s Histone Spools Hint at How Complex Cells Evolved|Viviane Callier|May 10, 2021|Quanta Magazine
We don’t know whether they gave it to the eukaryotes, or the eukaryotes gave it to them.
I think we’ve got to be very careful to ask whether we find similarities between viruses and eukaryotes.
Up until then, viral factories appeared to be exclusive to the viruses that infect eukaryotes, so finding one in a prokaryote bolstered the idea that something similar could have happened long ago to initiate the formation of a nucleus.
British Dictionary definitions for eukaryote
Derived forms of eukaryoteeukaryotic or eucaryotic (ˌjuːkærɪˈɒtɪk), adjective
Word Origin for eukaryote
Medical definitions for eukaryote
Other words from eukaryoteeu•kar′y•ot′ic (-ŏt′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for eukaryote
Other words from eukaryoteeukaryotic adjective
Cultural definitions for eukaryote
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus. All multicelled organisms are eukaryotes, as is one superkingdom of single-celled organisms. Eukaryotes also have organelles enclosed by membranes. (Compare prokaryote.)