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Describe the key differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

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Prokaryotic organisms have not got internal organelles and their genetic material isn't stored in a nuclues, they also contain 70s ribosomes. In comparison, Eukaryotes have internal organelles, their genetic material is stored within a nucleus, they have 80s ribosomes.

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Prokaryotes have naked, circular DNA with no introns, whereas eukaryotes have protein-bound, linear DNA and has introns. Prokaryotes have no nucleus, no membrane-bound organelles, 70S ribosomes, whereas eukaryotes have a nucleus, membrane bound organelles and 80S ribosomes. Prokaryotes are also smaller cells.


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