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Compare and contrast prokaryotic cells with eukaryotic cells:      a. DNA content, organization and regulation Prokaryotes:Single circular chromosome; lacks histones,  Eukaryotes: Multiple linear chromosomes with histones,       b. cellular contents and structural adaptations Prokaryotes: cell wall exists, no cytoskeleton, no membrane enclosed organelles, no  nuclear membrane, flagella Eukaryotes: simple cell wall sometimes, membrane enclosed organelles like lysosomes c. Reproduction/cell division
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Unformatted text preview: prokaryotes: binary fission, no meiosis eukaryotes: mitosis, meiosis describe the evolutionary relationship btwn p and e and the evidence: Mitochondria and chloroplasts have prokaryote-like features. Also, mitochondrial and chloroplastic ribosomes are similar to the ribosomes of prokaryotes. This idea supports that organelles evolved from prokaryotic organisms that originally lived inside larger cells, eventually losing the ability to function as autonomous organisms....
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2010 for the course ABD. 39283 taught by Professor Dr.met during the Spring '10 term at Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

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