Saturday, September 11, 2010

Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes

Another reason for the superiority of tiny prokaryotes as opposed to large eukaryotic cells.

A greater surface area to volume means every part of the cell gets nutrients more easily, making them very successful.


jrronimo said...

Haha, the eukaryotic cell looks so defeated. =/ haha

ExtremMicrobia said...

"... for the great eukaryote had been defeated. Even the smallest microbe can change the course of the future"

Brady said...

A bacillus would make that cocci look fat

ExtremMicrobia said...

Me: Does this membrane make me look fat?

Brady: Well, it IS made out of lipids.