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Compare and contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

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The prokaryotic cells are thought to be the earliest known life forms inhabiting the earth. Eukaryotic cells are advanced forms of life which are found in the superior organisms like the animals and plants.

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The two forms of cells bear several similarities. Those are:

 

  1. Plasma membrane encloses the cytoplasm in both the eukaryotic and the prokaryotic cells.
  2. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the basic genetic material found in both these cell types.
  3. Ribosomes are needed for protein synthesis in both eukaryotes and the prokaryotes.
  4. Cell wall can also be found in both the cell types except in p...

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