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This page contains a popular press article about LUCA, the last universal common ancestor. The majority of the article focuses on the relatively recent eukaryotic LUCA hypothesis, covering the supporting data and points of debate. Prokaryote-first hypotheses are briefly introduced for historical perspective. This article provides an excellent overview that would be accessible to high school or higher levels students and teachers.

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  • Mathematics > General

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Biology,Middle School,NSDL_SetSpec_1030947,NSDL,Molecular Biology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110314171943420T,eukaryote,Microbiology,Processes,Mathematics,Patterns,High School,Evolution,LUCA,last universal common ancestor,Life Science,Diversity,molecular phylogenetics,prokaryote,RNA polymerase,tree of life

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English

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