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1.2.6 Comparison of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

Comparison of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells

  • Animal and plant cells are types of eukaryotic cells, whereas bacteria are a type of prokaryote
  • There are a number of important structural and physiological differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
    • These differences affect their metabolic processes and how they reproduce

Comparison of Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes Table

Comparison of Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes table, downloadable AS & A Level Biology revision notes

Exam Tip

Become familiar with comparing the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. It can be easier to answer comparison questions by drawing a table.

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