Difference between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell

Parameter Prokaryotic Cell Eukaryotic Cell
Nucleus Absent Present
Cell Type Usually unicellular Usually multicellular
True Membrane Absent Present
Cell size 1-10μm 10-100μm
Endoplasmic reticulum Absent Present
Mitochondria Absent Present
Cytoskeleton Absent Present
DNA wrapping on proteins Multiple proteins act together to fold and condense prokaryotic DNA Eukaryotes wrap their DNA around proteins called his-tones.
Ribosomes Smaller Larger
Golgi apparatus Absent Present
Choroplasts Absent Present
Cell Wall Usually chemically complexed Only in plant cells and fungi
Example Bacteria and Archaea Animals and Plants