Eukaryotes and Multicells: Origin
Published Online: 25 APR 2001
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Waggoner, B. 2001. Eukaryotes and Multicells: Origin. eLS. .
- Published Online: 25 APR 2001
Among the most important evolutionary events of all time are the origins of eukaryotic cells and of multicellularity. Both the evolution of eukaryotes and the origins of multicellularity (convergently evolved in numerous taxa) can be studied using insights from both palaeontology and molecular biology.