Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells

Comparison Between Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells 

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  • Created on: 15-03-12 15:50

Cell Structure 1

Two Types of cells:

    - Prokaryotic 

     - Eukaryotic

Prokaryotic: Found in Bacteria and Fungi

Eukaryotic: Found in animals,plants and fungi

- Prokaryotic Cells are much simpler structres compared to that of    Eukaryotic cells

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Cell Structre Cont:2

Prokaryotic Cells:

contain ....

- Ribosomes 20nm diameter

- Plasmids

- cell wall made of peptidoglycans

- DNA (  circlular form )

- Cytoplasm

- Plasma (cell surface) Membrane

DO NOT CONTAIN!

- Golgi, nucleus, nuclear envelope, cytoskeleton,mitochondria,plastids or endoplasmic recticulum 

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Cell Structure Cont: 3

Eukaryotic Cells

Contains...

- Nucleus - sorrounded by nuclear envelope - double membrane

- DNA - as several linear molecules - each forming a chromosome 

- Ribosomes - 30 nm diameter

- Endoplasmic Recticulum

- Golgi Apparatus

- Cell wall

- Cytoskeleton - made of microtubules and microfilaments

- Mitochondria 

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