Prokaryote and Eukaryote Cell Structure

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Prokaryote and Eukaryote Cell Structure During the 1950s, scientists developed the concept that all organisms may be classified as  prokaryotes  or  eukaryotes.  The cells of all prokaryotes and eukaryotes possess two basic features:  a plasma membrane and cytoplasm. However, the cells of prokaryotes are simpler than those of  eukaryotes. For example, prokaryotic cells lack a nucleus, while eukaryotic cells have a nucleus.  Prokaryotic cells lack internal cellular bodies (organelles), while eukaryotic cells possess them.  Examples of prokaryotes are bacteria and cyanobacteria (formerly known as  blue-green algae ).  Examples of eukaryotes are protozoa, fungi, plants, and animals.  Plasma membrane All prokaryote and eukaryote cells have plasma membranes. The  plasma membrane  (also known  as the  cell membrane
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