bacteria (prokaryote)

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a picture of an Bacteria(Prokaryote)    , Make sure you label each Organelle and describe its Function

Nov 11th, 2014

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Capsule is a thick slimy layer that allows the bacterium to attach to surfaces and also protects it

Cell Wall Protects bacteria and maintains their shape.

Cell membrane regulates the passage of material into and out of cell. Also adds to protection.

Cytoplasm gel-like medium in which all bacterial contents are contained

DNA/Nucleoid a single coiled chromosome that contains bacterial genes

Plasmids Small, circular DNA that contains extra genes for antibiotic resistance, toxin production, etc

Ribosomes for protein synthesis


Flagellum helps bacteria move from place to place

Pili are hollow, hair-like structures through which bacteria attach to other cells. Also, pili are responsible for exchanging genetic material between mating bacterial cells.

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