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eukaryotic vs prokaryotic cell question? cell wall?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by benzino, Apr 21, 2004.

  1. benzino

    benzino Junior Member
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    anyone know?
    i thought it was cell wall, but then i remembered that plants(eukaryotic) have cell walls too...can someone please enlighten me?
     
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  3. akalin24

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    The only eukaryotes that have cell walls are plants and fungi. I didn't have this question but I hope this helps. Also, ribosomes vary in size between prokaryotes and eukaryotes..
     
  4. liverotcod

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    I think I might have answered a couple questions on this. Biggest structural differences:
    1) no nucleus/ER in prokaryotes.
    2) no mitochondria in prokaryotes.

    Both eukaryotes and prokaryotes can have cell walls.
     
  5. Treg

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    Eukaryotes have complex, membrane bound organelles, while prokaryotes don't. Eukaryotes have monocistrionic genes, while prokaryotes usually have polycistrionic genes. These are some basic differences.

    I hope that helps :)

    Treg
     
  6. bigdan

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    yeah...
    Didn't this one have an answer that said something about things in the nucleus? I think that's what I remember...or was it?

    dc
     
  7. fun8stuff

    fun8stuff *hiding from patients*
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    I had a question on this and it was something like:

    What do eukaryotes & prokaryotes have in common?
    I. plasma membrane
    II. ER
    III. mitochondria

    A. I only
    B. I and II
    C. I and III
    D. I, II, and III

    Answer being plasma membrane.
     
  8. Freakingzooming

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    holy crap... i think i got this question and thought it meant, what do eukaryotes and prokaryotes not have in common?

    ****t!
     
  9. fun8stuff

    fun8stuff *hiding from patients*
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    don't worry too much... only one question :)
     
  10. QueenVicious

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    Wow, I give you props for remembering all that. I put A also.
     
  11. thinkpositive

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    yup, I put A too ;)
     
  12. fun8stuff

    fun8stuff *hiding from patients*
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    Well, it was the OP who jogged my memory with all the keywords... everything else is a blank :confused:
     
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    "you are not allowed to memorize any part of the test" your scores are being erased right now lol

    yeah i saw that one too...i had form EK which did you have?
     
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    EH........
     

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