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Significance of prokaryote evolution to enable multi-cellular life to exist?

  1. Nov 19, 2008 #1
    That is, if these cells even had anything to do with it. We're only going by the endosymbiotic theory.
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  3. Nov 20, 2008 #2


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    endosymbiotic theory and the step from unicellular to multi-cellular evolution are not necessarily related. Furthermore, multicellular organization can be seen in bacteria, to a certain extent. The evolution to multicellular organisms from unicellular probably started in eukaryotes independently of the prokaryotes.
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