Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
2. How is a eukaryotic cell is differ from prokaryotic cells?

Question:

How is a eukaryotic cell is differ from prokaryotic cells?

Answer:

S.No. Prokaryotic cell Eukaryotic cell
1. These cells are usually small in
size (1-10 mm) (1mm = 10–6 m).
Their size is usually large (5-100 mm).
2. The nuclear region or nucleoid is
not surrounded by any membrane.
The nuclear region is surrounded by a
membrane.
3. Only one chromosome is found
in them.
They have more than one chromosomes.
4. They don't have nucleus or
nucleiolus.
The nucleus is found in them.
5. Cell organelles are not found in
them.
Cell organelles are found in them.
6. Cell division takes place by budding
in them. Point division does not occur.
Cell division takes place by mitosis or meiosis
in them.
7. Chloroplast is not found. Chloroplast is found in plant cells.
8. Present only in bacteria and
cyanobacteria.
Present in all plants and animals.

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