IB BIOLOGY- Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells

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Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells

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Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells

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Prokaryotic cells

  • Genetic material: naked loop of DNA in nucleoid
  • Mitochondria: not present
  • Ribosomes: small- 70s
  • Internal membranes: few/ none

Eukaryotic cells

  • Genetic material: Chromosomes in nucleus
  • Mitochondria: always present
  • Ribosomes: small- 80s
  • Internal membranes: golgi apparatus/ ER/ lysosomes etc.
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