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1

Name and explain a few of the key structures of a prokaryotic cell.

a plasma membrane, a nucleiod (unbound region within the cell containing the chromosomes, and the cytoplasm (containing soluble enzymes, and metabolites and macromolecular assemblies such as ribosomes)

2

What does vesicle transport rely on, give two examples.

motor proteins
e.g. dyneins and kinesines

3

What do fimbriae or pili do?

shorter, thread like extensions that mediate associations with the substrate or other cells

4

Name the three sections of the golgi apparatus

cis, medial, trans

5

What is the role of the mitochondria?

convert energy rich molecules into a form that can be used by the cell
e.g. glucose to atp