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T/F Bateria and viruses are examples of prokaryotic cells
Viruses are non-living acellular structures.
Describe Bacterial DNA
Bacterial DNA consists of a singular circular chromosome.
What is a plasmid?
A plasmid is a smaller extrachromosomal ring of DNA sometimes found in bacteria. It replicates independently of the bacterial chromosome.
T/F Bacteria contains ribosomes.
True, But prokaryotic ribosomes are smaller than eukaryotic ribosomes.
Name the components of a typical bacterial cell.
cell wall
cell membrane
Where does respiration occur in the bacterial cell?
The cell membrane is the site of respiration in bacteria.
T/F All multicellular organisms are composed of eukaryotic cells.
Which type of eukaryotic cells have a cell wall?
Plant cells and fungal cells have cell walls.
T/F Plant cells have all of the organelles of an animal cell, plus a cell wall and chloroplast.
False...plant cells DO NOT HAVE CENTRIOLES.
What is a cytosol?
Cytosol is the fluid component of the cytoplasm.
What are the primary components of the cytoskeleton?
The Primary components of the cytoskeleton are microtubules, microfilaments and intermediate fibers.
Define the fluid mosaic model.
the cell membrane consists of a phospholipid bilayer with proteins embedded throughout.