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    Prokaryotic and Eukaroytic Cells

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

    There are many examples of eukaryotic cells. Algae, Fungi, Plants, and Animals are all composed of eukaryotic 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

    Please help and explain.

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    Prokaryotes: First of all, the DNA of the prokaryotic cell is not organized within a membrane-bonded nucleus and it is not complexed with histones to form chromatin, as it is in eukaryotic cells. In addition, bacterial DNA is circular, not linear as it is in eukaryotes. Therefore, as there is no "mitosis" in prokaryotes, the cells divide by fission after replicating ...

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