How are organisms in the kingdom Monera separated?

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Sep 25, 2017

Monera is separated due to structure difference from other organisms


The five kingdom classification is based on the structure of organisms.
Kingdom monera is with few special differentiating characters as
The Kingdom Monera includes organisms that are single-celled known as bacteria. The microorganisms in Kingdom Monera are considered as the most ancient living forms on earth.

The kingdom is divided into two groups Archaebacteria and Eubacteria. All the organisms of this kingdom are prokaryotes. These cells do not have nuclear membrane, the chromosome is a single and circular, they also lack membrane bound cellular organelles. This kingdom includes bacteria, cyanobacteria, mycoplasma etc.

They are unicellular organisms and do not have specific mode of nutrition. They can be either aerobic or anaerobic.
These organisms have cell wall which is made up of peptidoglycans. The cell organelles are not membrane bound.

Cell organelles like endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria are absent. Reproduction is by spore formation and binary fission.