Bio Chp 7 Discussion Worksheet

Bio Chp 7 Discussion Worksheet - Biology 100 Chapter 7...

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Biology 100 Chapter 7 Worksheet Name: George Fountain III Team Name: Golden Retrievers Section: 7 1. What are the only 2 requirements of a living cell? (Hint: 1 essential structure and the condition it creates) Mitochondria and plasmid. 2. What is a plasmid? A plasmid is a small, usually circular, super coiled DNA molecule independent of the cell’s main chromosome in prokaryotes and some eukaryotes. 3. Name 4 differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and put a star next to the fundamental difference between the two. 1. Prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus. * 2. Eukaryotic cells are often much larger, making it harder for larger molecules to diffuse. 3. Eukaryotic chromosomes are found inside a membrane-bound compartment (nucleus). 4. Eukaryotic cells feature a diverse and dynamic cytoskeleton. 4. What are two advantages of the compartmentalization that occurs in eukaryotes? 1. Incompatible chemical reactions can be separated. 2. The efficiency of chemical reactions is increased. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2011 for the course BIO 100 taught by Professor Sokolove during the Fall '08 term at UMBC.

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Bio Chp 7 Discussion Worksheet - Biology 100 Chapter 7...

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