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Difference Between Prokaryotic Cells And Eukaryotic Cells

Prokaryotic Cells Eukaryotic Cells
Prokaryotes are simple, small cells. Eukaryotic cells are complex, large structured and are present in trillions which can be single-celled or multicellular.
Prokaryotic cells do not have a well-defined nucleus but DNA molecule is located in the cell, termed as nucleoid. Eukaryotic cells have a well-defined nucleus, where genetic material is stored.
Prokaryotic Cells are the most primitive kind of cells and lack few features as compared to the eukaryotic cell. Eukaryotic cells have evolved from prokaryotic cells only but contain different types of organelles like Endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi body, Mitochondria, etc, which are specific in their functions.
Prokaryotic Cells have Circular, double-stranded DNA. Eukaryotic Cells Linear, double-stranded DNA.
Organelles are not membrane-bound, if present any. Organelles are membrane-bound and are specific in function.
Examples Archaea, Bacteria. Example Plants and Animals.

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