An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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Towards a natural system of organisms: Proposal for the domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eucarya.

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (USA), 87, 4576-4579, 1990.

(Order of authorship in the original publication: Woese, Kandler, Wheelis.) Introduction of the three-domain biological classification system that divides cellular life into three forms or domains: Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya.  Archaea and bacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms, or single-celled organisms, the cells of which have no nucleus. The  Eukarya domain includes all life that has a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles, and multicellular organisms

(Thanks to Juan Weiss for this reference and its interpretation.)

Digital facsimile from at this link.

Subjects: BIOLOGY › TAXONOMY › Classification of Cellular Life, MICROBIOLOGY