The-definition.com

Definition

Procaryote

Procaryote is a type of cell in which the nuclear substance is not enclosed within a membrane; e. g., a bacterium or cyanobacterium.

Category: Microbiology
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Mycolic
    Mycolic acids are high-molecular-weight -branched ß-hydroxy fatty acids which occur ...
  • Saccharolytic
    Saccharolytic is capable of splitting sugar compounds ...
  • Nitrogen fixation
    Nitrogen fixation is the formation of ammonia from free atmospheric nitrogen. ...
  • Deoxyribonucleic acid
    Deoxyribonucleic acid is the carrier of genetic information; a type of nucleic acid occurring ...
  • Deaminase
    Deaminase is an enzyme involved in the removal of an amino group from a molecule; ammonia ...