Cholera Research Paper

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The structure of cholera is that of a prokaryote cell. Unlike eukaryotic cells, prokaryotic cells do not have a nucleus or any membrane-bound organelles. Instead they have a single chromosome, double stranded piece of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) which is located in the nucleoid. There is also ribosomes and plasmids in prokaryotic cells. There is a cell wall outside of the plasma membrane, this dictates the shape of the cell and acts as a protective layer for the cell, defending it from our bodies natural immune response. Cholera takes the shape of a pentagon. Some prokaryotic cells have flagellum to enable the cell to move however, cholera does not have flagellum. The structure of cholera differs to that from a eukaryotic cells in many ways.

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