Kingdom Protista includes mostly unicellular, eukaryotic life forms that behave similar to animals, plants and fungi based upon how the organisms obtain nutrition from their environment. These creatures do not fit into o... More » Science Biology Zoology

The most significant importance of the kingdom Protista is as primary producers, and thus food sources, for other organisms, as well as generators of oxygen. Single-celled oceanic algae, which are members of Protista, ac... More » Science Biology

The primary difference between protists and monerans is that protists are eukaryotic while monerans are prokaryotes. Protists, such as amoebae, are thus more closely related to humans than they are to monerans, such as b... More » Science Biology
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