Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

By: Sanjith Thamizhan

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Characteristics of prokaryotes:

  • DNA is found in the cytoplasm


  • Single-celled


  • Smaller in size


  • No membrane bound organelles


  • Has flagella


  • Smaller ribosomes
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Characteristics of eukaryotic cells

  • Nucleus


  • More than one Chromosome


  • Multicellular


  • Animals/Plants


  • Has mitochondria


  • Large Ribosomes


  • Larger in size