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Unformatted text preview: lack a cell wall Cell wall Usually present, chemically complex (peptidoglycan) When present, usually simple, NO peptidoglycan Plasma membrane No carbohydrates, almost all lack sterols Sterols and carbohydrates incorporated Cytoplasm No cytoskeleton Cytoskeleton Ribosomes Smaller size (70S) Larger size (80S) except in organelles Chromosome (DNA) arrangement Single circular chromosome, no histones Multiple linear chromosomes with histones Cell division Binary fission Mitosis Sexual reproduction No meiosis; transfer fragments of DNA only Meiosis In brief, eukaryotic cells are larger and more complex....
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- Fall '09