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Two Types of Cells

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  • There are two types of cells based on the internal structures of cells

    Prokaryotes Eukaryotes
    • Lack a nucleus 
    • Lack membrane bound organelles
    • DNA is suspended in the cytoplasm
    • Most are microscopic single-celled organisms
    • Cells have a nucleus
    • Contain membrane bound organelles
    • May be multicellular or single-celled organisms

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