Comparing Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

A table comparing prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

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COMPARING PROKARYOTIC AND EUKARYOTIC CELLS
PROKARYOTIC EUKARYOTIC
SIZE Smaller: 0.55 m Larger: 5200 m
DNA Circular Linear
Free in cytoplasm In nucleus
NO NUCLEUS
ORGANELL No membrane bound Membrane bound
ES organelles organelles
No nuclei Nucleus
Only small simple Larger ribosomes
ribosomes
CELL WALL Always present Not always present
ONLY made of o Cellulose cell
peptidoglycan wall in PLANT
CELLS
o Chitin cell wall in
FUNGAL
CELLS
REPRODUC Asexual by binary Mainly sexual by
TION fission meiosis
E.g. E. COLI BACTERIUM HUMAN LIVER CELL

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