BY1.2 - Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes and Viruses

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Prokaryotes, Eukaryotes and Viruses

Prokaryotes:

  • Includes blue green algae and bacteria
  • No membrane bound organelles 
  • DNA is free in the cytoplasm
  • No nuclear membrane or Endoplasmic Reticulum 
  • Ribsomes are small
  • Murein cell wall

Eukaryotes:

  • Includes plants, animals, fungi and protoctists
  • Conatains membrane bound organelles
  • DNA located on chromosomes 
  • Has a distinct membrane bound nucleus
  • Ribosomes are larger
  • Cellulose

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