Examples of Prokaryotes | Examples of Eukaryotes

Examples of prokaryotes and eukaryotes help in understanding the difference between both cell types. Prokaryotes are single cell organisms without any true nucleus. While eukaryotes are unicellular or multicellular with true nucleus. Here is a list of examples of prokaryotes and eukaryotes to further clarify the concept. 

Examples of prokaryotes

Some common examples of prokaryotes are:

  1. Bacteria (Escherichia coli, Lactobacillus, Helicobacter pylori, Staphylococcus aureus)
  2. Cyanobacteria (Nostoc commune)
  3. Mycoplasma
  4. Archaea
  5. Blue green algae
Bacterial cells. Image created in BioRender.com

Examples of Eukaryotes

Some common examples of Eukaryotes are:

  1. Human
  2. Plant
  3. Fungi
  4. Animal
  5. Amoeba
  6. Protozoa/Protists
  7. Euglena
  8. Paramecium
  9. Dinosaurs
  10. Oomycetes
Diagram of Paramecium. Image created in BioRenser.com


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Venn diagram

Venn diagram of prokaryotes and eukaryotes can be studied here.

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