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CYTOPLASM NUCLEUS Ribosome Chloroplast Centrosome (plant) Mitochondria of cells, some with functional speciﬁcity, the ﬁrst step toward multicellularity (cf. Sect. 2). The cells of prokaryotes are generally small, close to the micrometer, spherical (cocci) or elongated rod shaped, straight, curved, or spiral. Particular forms have stalks or protuberances (Fig. 2). Some prokaryotic cells may have large sizes, visible with the naked eye (such as Thiomargarita namibiensis, 300–750 μm in diameter) (cf.
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