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Found in the cytoplasmic membrane of bacteria, a mesosome is a convulted invagination. These structures are not natural and are made by the chemical fixation techniques used to prepare samples for electron microscopy.

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... doesn't have many organelles, it just has circular nucleus (nucleoid), doesn't have nucleus membrane, has ribosome, and mitocondria is replaced by mesosome... but i don't know the meaning of prokariocytes... sorry...

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by njin
Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:37 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: prokaryocytes
Replies: 4
Views: 4553

mithocondria, bacteria&chromosomes

... represents a stack of thylakoids and mesosoma is a formation derived from the cell membrane on which is anchored the bacterial chromosome (the mesosome is found only in bacterial cells); for the second question the correct answer is b)monera; eubacteria and archaebacteria aren't kingdom names ...

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by xand_3r
Thu Aug 04, 2005 7:24 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: mithocondria, bacteria&chromosomes
Replies: 14
Views: 12648

Bacterial Cell

... some one plese help me. 1. What are plasmids?? 2 Are inclusions in bacterial cells like vauoles in eukaryotic cells? 3 What is the function of the mesosome in bacterial cells?? and 4 What is the 'slimy capsule' made of? and finally are all bacteria's single celled or are there also multicelled ...

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by Sinead Ryan
Mon Mar 07, 2005 4:20 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Cell
Replies: 7
Views: 10392

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