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Animal cells are eukaryotic cells, or cells that contain a membrane-bound nucleus. The nucleus holds the DNA of the cell that provides the cell with instructions for life. More »

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Animal cells contain structures such as lysosomes and centrioles that plant cells do not. Animal cells are also generally smaller and have more variety in shape than do plant cells. More »

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An animal cell contains a nucleus, cytoplasm that contains the various organelles and a cell membrane, also called a plasma membrane. The nucleus is the largest of the organelles and governs cell activity. It also contai... More »

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Human epithelial cells, which are animal cells, and elodea cells, which are plant cells, share many structures because both are eukaryotic cells, or cells with a membrane-bound nucleus. Common structures in animal and pl... More »

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Prokaryote cells can live without and do not contain a membrane-bound nucleus. Instead, the DNA they possess is free inside the cell. Eurkaryotic cells possess a membrane-bound nucleus that is essential to many of the ce... More »

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Osteocytes, also known as bone cells, have all the organelles found in other eukaryotic cells, such as a nucleus, mitochondria, cell membrane and endoplasmic reticulum. The major difference is that bone cells do not divi... More »

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According to the University of Maryland, prokaryotic cells are around 10 to 100 times smaller than eukaryotic cells. Prokaryotic cells have a cell wall that is chemically complex. Eukaryotic cells have a very simple cell... More »

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