Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
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Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - 20.2 - Prokaryotes - 20.2 Assessment - Page 585: 1b


The cell walls of bacteria have peptidoglycan whereas the cell walls of archaea do not.

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The cell walls of prokaryotes in domain Bacteria have peptidoglycan, a substance that contains sugars and amino acids. This cell wall surrounds the organism's cell membrane.
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