Biology- Eukaryotic/Prokaryotic

Eukaryotic cells-

Larger cells (10-100 µm diametre), DNA is linear, Nucleus present (DNA in nucleus), No cell wall (in animals), cellulose cell wall (in plants) or chitin cell wall (in fungi), Many oragnelles, Mitochondria present and Large ribosomes (70µm) An example is a human liver cell.

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  • Created on: 27-03-14 08:31

Prokaryotic cells

Prokaryotic cells-

  • Extremely small cells (less than 2.0µm diameter),
  • DNA is circular,
  • No nucleus (DNA free in cytoplasm),
  • Cell wall made of a polysaccharide but not cellulose or chitin,
  • Few organelles,
  • No mitochondria and
  • Small ribosomes (50µm)
  • An example is E.Coli bacterium


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Eukaryotic cells

Eukaryotic cells-

  • Larger cells (10-100µm diameter)
  • DNA is linear
  • Nucleus present (DNA inside nucleus)
  • No cell wall (in animal), cellulose cell wall (in plants) or chitin cell wall (in fungi)
  • Many organelles
  • Mitochondria present
  • Large ribosomes (70µm)
  • An example is the human liver cell
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