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Domains and Kingdoms of life

Domains and Kingdoms of life

At the broadest level, all life on earth can be assigned into one of three major groups called domains: domain Bacteria, domain Archaea, and domain Eukarya. While the diversity of life within each of these domains is vast, organisms in the domain share certain characteristics, such as similar cell structures and related sequences of ribosomal …