All the properties of a given system cannot be determined or explained by its component parts alone
The reduction of complex systems to simple components that are more manageble to study
Do not have a nucleus; includes cells such as bacteria and cynabacteria. Genetic info is in a circular loop/plasmid. Very small 3 major shapes: Rod; spherical;Spiral. They divide by binary fission.
Vocab words from 1,7,11,12