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Chapter 4: A Tour of the Cell Types of Cells Prokaryotic- a type of cell lacking a membrane-enclosed organelles Bacteria and Archaea DNA in the nucleoid which is not membrane-bound Eukaryotic- a type of cell with membrane bound organelles Protists, Plants, Fungi, and Animals Contian a membrane-bound nucleus Contain organelles and cytoplasm Both: Have ribosomes Plasma membrane Jelly-like cytosol Chromosomes *As the volume of a cell grows, the surface area increases proportionally because more plasma membrane needed to transfer necessary materials for the metabolic processes *Different organelles increase complexity of the cell because each organelle has a specific function, whit allows multiple activities to be going on in the cell at once The Nucleus

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