The Basic Structures of Bacteria

By: Sanjith Thamizhan

Bacteria

Bacteria is a prokaryotic cell that has many different features that are not found in other prokaryotes. They are typically a few micrometers in length and vary in many different shapes and sizes due to their structures. These structures include:


  • Nucleoid


  • Genophore


  • Plasmids


  • Endospore


  • Cytoplasm


  • Periplasmic Space


  • Ribosomes


  • Plasma Membrane


  • Cell Wall


  • In some species there is flagellum