What does the cell wall do?
protect and maintain the shape of the cell
What protects and maintains the shape of the cell?
What is the cell wall composed of?
Where is the plasma membrane?
inside cell wall
What does the plasma membrane do?
controls movement of substances in and out of cell
What controls movement of substances in and out of cell?
What is the pili?
hair-like growths on outside of cell wall
What are the hair-like growths on outside of cell wall?
What are the pili used for?
Used for attachment, mainly to other cells to prepare for transfer of DNA (sexual reproduction)
What is used for attachment, mainly to other cells to prepare for transfer of DNA (sexual reproduction)?
What is flagella used for?
What is used exclusively for motolity?
Is flagella present in all bacterial cells?
What occurs in cytoplasm?
all cell functions because there is no compartamentalization
What are ribosomes the site of?
Where is the site of protein synthesis?
What is the nucleoid region?
Area of the cell containing free floating, continuous, circular DNA thread
Where is the area of the cell containing free floating, continuous, circular DNA thread ?
How do prokaryote cells divide?
What happens during binary fission?
DNA is copied, two daughter chromosomes attach to different parts of plasma membrane, then the cell divides. Division occurs through cell elongation and a protein called FtsZ that partitions new DNA
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