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Avnish Sharma from KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA , asked a question
Subject: Science , asked on 1/6/12

Differentiate Between

1.) Plant cell and animal cell

2.)Prokaryoteand Eukaryote

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Vidushee , From Delhi Public School, Itanagar , added an answer
Answered on 4/6/12


* have chloroplasts and use photosynthesis to produce food.
* have cell wall made of cellulose.
* A plant cell has plasmodesmata - microscopic channels which traverse the cell walls of the cells.
* one very large vacuole in the center.
* are rectangular in shape.
* don 't have chloroplast.
* no cell wall (only cell membrane).
* No plasmodesmata.
* one small vacuole.
* either circular, irregular or defined shapes depending on the type of cell.
*prokaryotic cells do not have a well-organised nucleus.
*prokaryotic cells lack some organelles.
*prokaryotic cells are not found in humans.
*prokaryotic cells are mostly unicellular.
 *prokaryotic cells reproduce/divide by binary fission.
* eukaryotic cells have a well-organised nucleus.
*eukaryotic cells have all organelles.
*eukaryotic cells are found in the human body.
*eukaryotic cells are often multicellular.
*eukaryotic cells reproduce/divide by mitosis/meiosis.


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Shajimon Ragam , From St Joseph's School , added an answer
Answered on 1/6/12

Plant cell has a big vacuole animal cell has a small vacuole 

Plant cell has an additional covering the cell wall but animal cells have only plasma membrane or cell membrane

Plant cells have plastids present but animal cells don 't have plastids present in them






Shajimon Ragam , From St Joseph's School , added an answer
Answered on 1/6/12

 Prokaryotes doesnot have a defined nuclear membrane but eukaryotes have

Prokaryotes don 't have organelles but eukaryotes have

Prokaryotes are present only in bacteria and blue green algae 

Animal cell is present everywhere else excluding bacteria and blue green algae