The PEDIGREE of
(NN), a (thermophilic?) Bacterium

     (the eukaryotes have many bacterial genes, presumably picked up in lateral gene transfer)

 "Child(ren)":       The First Eukaryote
 poss. "Partner(s)":       proto-Eukaryote
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/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)   +====> [ 40]
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
| OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/-- Alkaline hydrothermal vents
/  \-- Tiny cavities in iron sulphide rocks
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
/-- (NN), a Bacterium
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life   +====> [ 42]
/   | OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/-- Domain of Archaeota
/   | OR: prob. not (NN), a peculiar Symbiote   +====> [ 51]
/-- an Archeaote
\-- (NN), an Archeaote
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life   +====> [ 42]
/   | OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/-- Domain of Archaeota
/   | OR: prob. not (NN), a peculiar Symbiote   +====> [ 51]
/   \-- another Archeaote
- (NN), a (thermophilic?) Bacterium
/-- Earlier life (Based on RNA)   +====> [ 40]
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
| OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/-- Alkaline hydrothermal vents
/  \-- Tiny cavities in iron sulphide rocks
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
\-- a Bacterium
/-- Earlier Life (Based on RNA and Protein)   +====> [ 41]
/-- Last Universal Ancestor of Present Life
| OR: Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA)   +====> [ 9]
/  \-- Tiny cavities in iron sulphide rocks   +====> [ 1]
/-- Proto-Bacteria  (3700 M BC)
\-- yet another Bacterium
 

 
  (poss.) ``Grandchildren:''       Domain of Eukaryotes   ;   Domain Eukaryota [alt ped]   ;   Domain Eukaryota (Eight Kingdom Model)
 

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