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The three domains of life are
bacteria, archaea, and eukarya
Prokaryotes can be described as
no membrane bound organelles, like nucleuses
Cell division by binary fission
no cytoskeleton or microtubules
Prokaryotes are about 4 billion years old.
Prokaryotes can be found in all habitats on earth.
Prokaryotes can do lateral gene transfer between individuals of
other species, their own, and even betweeen diferent domains
What kind of cell shapes are there?
Cocci - circular, blocks, chains
Bacilli - bar shaped, chains
Helical - Spirical or spinning, single/chains