Differences between archaebacteria and eubacteria

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The differences between archaebacteria and eubacteria are tabulated below:

 

Archaebacteria

Eubacteria

1.

Major lipids present in the cell membrane include Glycerol diethers or diglycerol tetraethers.

Major lipids present in the cell membrane include Glycerol diesters.

2.

The long chain branched alcohols (phytanols) bound to glycerol by ether linkages.

The long chain fatty acids bound to glycerol by ester linkages.

3.

Steroids and hopanoids are rare

Steroids rare, Hopanoids common.

4.

Introns are occasionally present

Introns are absent

5.

Initiator t-RNA is Methionyl

Initiator t-RNA is Formylmethionyl

6.

Diphthamide in elongation factor is present.

Diphthamide in elongation factor is absent.

7.

Translation process is sensitive to Diphtheria toxin.

Translation process is sensitive to Chloramphenicol.

 

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