Prokaryotic Cell Structure

Prokaryotic Cell Structure - 3. bacterial cell wall...

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Prokaryotic Cell Structure   * Prokaryotic cells are surrounded by a plasma (cell) membrane, but have no internal  membrane-bound organelles or structures such as a nucleus. Many prokaryotic cells do  have the following structures:   1. nuclear region - contains DNA, but no nuclear membrane   2. ribosomes - associated with protein synthesis
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Unformatted text preview: 3. bacterial cell wall (differs from plants) 4. bacterial capsule - functions in protection 5. pili - functions in attachment and reproduction 6. flagellum - locomotion Examples - Streptococcus Escherichia coli (E. coli)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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