Monday, January 10, 2011


Monera are about 1 micrometer in size and complex as living molecules. An example of Monera are bacteria. The cell structure of Monera lacks nuclei and many other organelles.

The source of nutrition for these organisms is usually photosynthesis or chemosynthesis.

The Monera characteristics also include the shape of the cell that includes round (cocci), rod-like (bacilli) or spiral (spirochetes or spirilla).Monera reproduce asexually through binary fission or sexually by conjugation. The process of circulation and digestion is carried out through diffusion.Most of the Monorans can survive harsh environment by producing spore coa.

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