Definición de prokaryote en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pro|kary¦ote
Pronunciación: /prəʊˈkarɪəʊt
, -ɒt/
(also procaryote)


  • A microscopic single-celled organism which has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles, including the bacteria and cyanobacteria. Compare with eukaryote.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • These proteins are expressed by all organisms ranging from prokaryotes to higher eukaryotes, including human cells.
    • In a few organisms called prokaryotes, there is no defined nucleus and the DNA is found throughout the cell.
    • The difference between eukaryotes and prokaryotes is that eukaryotes have a nucleus, while prokaryotes do not.



Pronunciación: /-ˈɒtɪk/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The structural integrity of recombinant products generated by prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms is a major concern.
  • This is a region of highest conservation, which consists of amino acids that are identical in both the prokaryotic and eukaryotic homologs.
  • Several OYE homologues have been reported in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.


1960s: from pro-2 'before' + Greek karuon 'nut, kernel' + -ote as in zygote.

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