Question

The undefined nuclear region of prokaryotes is also known as

A

Nucleus

B

Nucleolus

C

Nucleic acid

D

Nucleoid

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Solution

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Correct option is
D

Nucleoid

Prokaryotic cells are the primitive organism, which has a disorganized nucleus. It is devoid of any membrane-bounded organelles. The genetic material consists of chromatin threads without histones. Nucleoid is the region in a prokaryote, which contains all or most of the genetic material. The genetic material is in direct contact with the cytoplasm.
So, the correct answer is option D.

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