The Differences Between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

In Eukaryotic cells there is also a distinct nuclear membrane

Prokaryotic cells are smaller than Eukaryotic cells, according to "Pharmaceutical MicrobiologyaE the majority of bacteria fall within the general dimensions of 0.75 to 4mm compared to the size of common eukaryotic cells which can be up to 40 times larger than Prokaryotic cells and measure between 50 and 150mm.

Prokaryotic cells and Eukaryotic cells both can contain a cell wall however in prokaryotic cells the cell wall is peptidoglycan (a mixture of sugar and protein) if the organism is a eubacteria, or pseudomurein if the organism is a archae bacteria whereas in eukarotic cells a cell wall is only present if the organism is a plant or a fungi and the cell wall is constr



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