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Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells

What are the key features of eukaryotic cells? Unlike prokaryotic cells, eukaryotic cells have: A membrane-bound nucleus, a central cavity surrounded by membrane that houses the cell’s genetic material. A number of membrane-bound organelles, compartments with specialized functions that float in the cytosol. (Organelle means “little organ,” and this name reflects that the organelles, like the organs of our body, have unique… Read More »