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Do Prokaryotes have a chromosome?


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Prokaryotes

  1. A single-celled creature with no nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles is known as a prokaryote.
  2. Prokaryotic cells, unlike eukaryotic cells, lack a membrane-bound nucleus. Instead, their genetic material is found in the nucleoid, a part of the cytoplasm.
  3. Prokaryotes do have chromosomes.
  4. Prokaryotic chromosomes have a circular form and are found in the nucleoid of prokaryotic cells.


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