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Unformatted text preview: = Exergonic Releases Exergonic 10 2/3/2010 Chapter 4 Functional Anatomy of Functional Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic Cells Cells 4.1) Prokaryotic Cells 4.1) Prokaryotic • Average size: 0.2 -1.0 µm 2 - 8 µm Average 1.0 • Basic shapes: 11 2/3/2010 • Unusual shapes – Star-shaped Stella shaped Stella – Square Haloarcula Square Haloarcula • Most bacteria are Most monomorphic monomorphic (one shape) • A few are few pleiomorphic pleiomorphic (many forms/shapes) Figure 4.5 Arrangements • Pairs: diplococci, diplococci diplobacilli diplobacilli • Clusters: staphylococci • Chains: streptococci, streptococci, streptobacilli streptobacilli 12 2/3/2010 A. Glycocalyx A. Glycocalyx Figure 4.6 • • • • Outside cell wall Usually sticky A capsule is neatly organized capsule A slime layer is unorganized & loose slime – Extracellular polysaccharide (EPS) allows cell to attach Extracellular allows – Capsules prevent phagocytosis Capsules phagocytosis • Outside cell wall ...
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