Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 3 - Assess: 4

Answer

D. How eukaryotic cells evolved from prokaryotic cells.

Work Step by Step

It is believed that the nucleus of eukaryotic cells came from invagination, or inward folding, of the plasma membrane in prokaryotic cells. This invagination created a pocket of DNA which became the nucleus.
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