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1.2.2. The eukaryotic cell

The eukaryotic cell

The main characteristics of eukaryotic cells, in addition to the existence of a nucleus that contains DNA, is the presence of a cytoplasm compartmentalized with membranous organelles that give it greater complexity than prokaryotic cellsEukaryotic cells are part of multicellular beings, but they can also form unicellular beings (such as protozoa or yeast or some algae).

Although very similar in structure, we distinguish between:

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