11.22: Evolution of Simple Cells Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Evolution of Simple Cells Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English cyanobacteria Single celled prokaryotes that were extremely abundant in the Precambrian. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) Major nucleic acid in use today; DNA stores genetic information and replicates it. nucleic acid Organic substance that stores genetic information; nucleic acids replicate hereditary information and express it through protein synthesis. prokaryote Organism that lacks a cell nucleus or membrane-bound organelles. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description How simple cells evolved. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Evolution of Simple Cells Difficulty Level: Basic Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: cells last universal common ancestor prokaryotes (1 more) SCI.ESC.734.3.L.2 Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.734.3 (Evolution of Simple Cells) Grades: 6 , 7 Date Created: Jan 04, 2013 Last Modified: Aug 29, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.