Prokaryotic cells

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What are prokaryotic cells?
Cells which have no nucleus.
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By which process to prokaryotic cells divide?
Binary fission
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What is the function of the cell wall?
The cell wall acts as a protective layer preventing the cell from bursting or being damaged.
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What is the function of the plasma membrane?
The plasma membrane controls the entry and exit of substances.
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What is the functon of the cytoplasm?
The cytoplasm contains enzymes which catalyse chemical reactions.
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What is the function of the pili?
The pili are hair-like structures on the exterior of the cell which can be used to pull cells together.
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What is the function of the flagella?
The flagella is a solid protein on the exterior of the cell which rotatese and causes locomotion
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What is the function of the ribosomes?
Ribosomes synthesise proteins by translating mRNA.
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What is the function of the nucleoid?
The nucleoid is a region of the cytoplasm which contains naked DNA.
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