GCE CIE Biology - Eukaryotic vs Prokaryotic Cells
Chapter 1 Cell Structure
1.2.e Compare and contrast the structure of typical prokaryotic cells with typical eukaryotic cells (reference to mesosomes should not be included).
PROKARYOTIC V EUKARYOTIC CELLS🦠:
Other features of prokaryotes and eukaryotes are summarised in the table below:
As you can see from the table, prokaryotic cells are a lot smaller and do not have all the organelles which are present in eukaryotic cells.
📘💯GCE CIE Biology Exam Advice: If a compare and contrast type question arises in an exam, keep in mind that you need to discuss elements that are similar (compare) AND discuss elements that are different (contrast).
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Written by Aayushi | GCE CIE Biology Specialist @ TUTTEE
Jones, M., & Parkin, M. (2018). Cambridge International As and A level biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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