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Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells

Summary: Biologically, what is the difference between a prokaryotic cell and a eukaryotic cell?
What are some of the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells? What do these names mean and why were they given to these different types of cells? To answer these questions the two types of cells must first be contrasted.

First of all is the Nuclear Body. The nucleus of a Prokaryotic cell is membrane-bound whereas the nucleus of a Eukaryotic cell is membrane-bound.  The Prokaryotic cell does not contain a nucleolus. The Eukaryotic cell does have a nucleolus and frequently has more than one. The chromosomes in a Eukaryotic cell are paired and linear in form. The Prokaryotic cell has only one chromosome and this chromosome is circular shaped.

Next are the cytoplasmic structures. Both types of cells have ribosomes and internal membrane-bound organelles. The Eukaryotic cells can have chloroplasts but does not always have them whereas the Prokaryotic cells never have chloroplasts. In addition, the...

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