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    Prokaryotic cell

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    There are two main types of cells: prokaryotic and eukaryotic.

    1. Bacterial cells are prokaryotic. Choose two structures of bacterial cells and explain how these structures allow bacteria to function as unicellular organisms.

    2. There are many examples of eurkaryotic cells. Algae, Fungi, Plants, and Animals are all composed of eurkaryotic cells. Some algae and fungi are unicellular organisms, but other algae and fungi, and all plants and animals are multicellular organisms that are composed of specialized eukaryotic cells that interact to support the life of the multicellular organism.

    Choose either a plant or an animal cell. Describe two structures of the cell and how these function to support both the function of the cell and overall life (function) of a plant or animal organism.

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    Solution Summary

    Bacterial cell is prokaryotic organization. A typical bacterial cell consists of protoplast having a naked nuclear material. The protoplast is surrounded by cell wall. Bacterial cell lacks membrane bound organelle like mitochondria, golgi bodies, ER etc. The simplicity of bacterial cell enables it to lead a unicellular mode of organization. As the entire metabolic activities is to carried out within a single cell , it cannot afford the complexity of the organelles.

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