Some common features found in prokaryotes and eukaryotes are that they have cell plasma membranes, cytoplasm, DNA and ribosomes. Prokaryotes include organisms like bacteria and cynobacteria while algae, fungi and protozo... More »

In both eukaryotes and prokaryotes, glycolysis occurs in the cytoplasm of the cell. Glycolysis is the first step of cellular respiration, which has 10 steps in all. More »

Bacteria and protozoa are very distantly related, with bacteria classified as prokaryotes and protists as eukaryotes. This means that protozoa are more closely related to humans than either is to bacteria. The two organi... More »

Archaea and bacteria are prokaryotes that lack cell nuclei and membrane-bound organelles, while protists are eukaryotes that possess both of these features. Archaea and bacteria are always single celled, while a small nu... More »

The distinction between prokaryotes and eukaryotes is the deepest division in the realm of life on Earth. Together, they include every life form ever discovered. Though the two groups share a common ancestry, there are b... More » Science Biology

Shared features in plants, fungi and prokaryotes include cells, cellular membranes and asexual reproduction. Bacteria and the archaea compose the prokaryotes. Plants and fungi make up the eukaryotes, along with animals a... More »

Enzymes are protein compounds created by ribosomes from a cell's genetic code, copied from DNA to RNA, and finally translated into its final form. Enzymes are organic catalysts; they promote certain chemical reactions wi... More »