Prokaryote vs Genophore - What's the difference?

prokaryote | genophore |


As nouns the difference between prokaryote and genophore

is that prokaryote is an organism whose cell (or cells) are characterized by the absence of a nucleus or any other membrane-bound organelles while genophore is (biology) the dna of a prokaryote.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

prokaryote

Noun

(en noun)
  • An organism whose cell (or cells) are characterized by the absence of a nucleus or any other membrane-bound organelles.
  • In the taxonomy, an organism of the kingdom [[w:Monera, Prokaryotae (now superseded).
  • Synonyms

    * prokaryota

    Antonyms

    * eukaryote

    Hyponyms

    * archaeon * bacterium

    genophore

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biology) The DNA of a prokaryote.
  • (biology) A term coined by (Hans Ris), meaning "gene-holder", which is referring to the genetic behavior and correlated (DNA fibrils) of bacteria.
  • References

    * Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth (Margulis & Schwartz) ISBN:0-8050-7252-7 * MARGULIS, Lynn. Hans Ris (1914-2004): Genophore, chromosomes and the bacterial origin of chloroplasts. INT. MICROBIOL. [online]. 2005, vol.8, n.2, pp. 145-148. ISSN 1139-6709.