Prokaryotic Cell Structure
Last Modified: 2011-07-08
Circulards DNA. *There are exceptions where some have more than one chromosomes and some that are membrane bound
Slime Layer- not as organized, washed away easily, helps with motility
S Layer- Regular layers of protein(glyco), protects against pH, osmotic stress, and enzymes
Pili- A little larger and required for mating
Stalk- A holdfast that acts as an anchor
Basal Body- in the cell acts as a motor
Hook- links filament to basal body
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