Time to abandon the 'progenote' idea?

Peter Peter
Mon Nov 1 19:09:34 EST 1993


In article <1993Nov1.211849.5752 at cs.yale.edu> news at cs.yale.edu (Usenet News) writes:

>
>In their 1977 paper Woese and Fox [Woese, C.R. and Fox, G.E.: 
>The concept of cellular evolution, 1977, J. Mol. Evol. 10, 1-6] 
>define the progenotic stage.  They conclude their paper as 
>follows: 
>"It is at this progenotic state, not the procaryote stage, that the 
>line of descent leading to the eucaryotic cytoplasm diverged from 
>the bacterial lines of descent." 
>
Sorry, I forgot to "sign" the posting
J.Peter Gogarten
Univ. of Connecticut
Gogarten at uconnvm.uconn.edu



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