Diversity in the Living World
Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding the structure of a typical bacterial cell?
- Cell possess naked circular DNA which is folded to form nucleoid.
- Cell are surrounded by a peptidoglycan cell wall and a mucilaginous sheath.
- Cells possess weill developed membrane bound cell organelles.
- Ribosomes in these cells are 70S is nature.
Solution: Answer: CSolution: In a bacterial cell, membrane bound cell organelles as found in eukaryotes are absent. Various structures present in the cytoplasm of a prokaryotic cell include mesosomes, 705 ribosomes, nucleoid, plasmids, gas vecuoles, food reserve, etc.