How to flagella differ in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells?

1 Answer
Nov 19, 2015

Bacterial flagella (or prokaryotic flagella) are smaller and has a simple structure whereas a eukaryotic flagella is larger in size and has a complex structure.


Prokaryotic flagella is made up of flagellin and is proton (H+) driven. Eukaryotic flagella is made up of tubulin (9+2 microtubule arrangement) and driven by ATP.