Cell Lecture 1: Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic Cells

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What is the function of the rough endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in a cell?

Protein synthesis

Where does protein synthesis occur in a cell?


What is the main function of mitochondria in a cell?

Energy generation through cellular respiration

Which cellular structure is responsible for breaking down waste materials and cellular debris?


What is the main function of vacuoles in plant cells?

Storage of water, nutrients, and waste products

In plant cells, which organelle is responsible for the conversion of light energy into chemical energy (glucose) and production of oxygen?


Which cellular structure provides structural support, helps in cell division, and facilitates intracellular transport?


What is the main function of the cell wall in plant cells?

Structural support and protection

What cellular structures are involved in organizing microtubules during cell division?


Where does the production of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) occur within the cell?


Learn about the differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, the basic units of all living organisms. Understand their structures, functions, and defining characteristics in this introductory lecture by Dr. Shurook Gany.

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