Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 20, Viruses and Prokaryotes - Assessment - Prokaryotes - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 596: 16


Prokaryotes do not have nuclei and exist as single cells.

Work Step by Step

Prokaryotes, in contrast to eukaryotes, do not have nuclei or membrane-bound organelles. Prokaryotes include bacteria as well as single-celled organisms that live in extreme environments such as in salt marshes and hydrothermal vents.
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