What are eukaryotic cells?


The word Eukaryotes is derived from two Greek words “eu” means true, and "karyon" means the nut or kernel.

Eukaryote organisms are made up of cells that contain a nucleus and organelles which are surrounded by a plasma membrane and contain many different structures and organelles with a variety of functions. 

The major groups of microorganisms (fungi, protozoa, and algae), and all plants and animals including humans, all belong to this group.

Components of eukaryotic cells are:

1. Plasma membrane

2. Cytoplasm

3. Nucleus

4. Ribosomes

5. Golgi apparatus

6. Chloroplasts

7. Mitochondria

8. Endoplasmic reticulum

9. Lysosome

10. Chromatin


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Updated on: 29-Mar-2023


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