Bacteria

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  • Bacteria
    • Small circular DNA
    • Flagellum
      • used for movement
    • Ribosomes
      • site of protein synthesis
      • found floating free in cytoplasm
    • Cell surface membrane
    • Mesosome
      • infolding of cell surface membrane
      • site of respiration
    • Pilus
      • protein tubes that allow bacteria to attach to surfaces
    • Plasmids
      • small circles of DNA
    • Capsule
      • Mucus layer
      • Protect cell
      • Prevents dehydration
    • Cell wall
      • made of peptidoglycan

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