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    The Cell

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    The cell is the fundamental structural unit of all living organisms. Some cells are complete organisms, such as the unicellular bacteria and protozoa; others, such as nerve, liver, and muscle cells, are specialized components of multi-cellular organisms. Cells range in size from the smallest bacteria-like mycoplasmas, which are 0.1 micrometer in diameter, to the egg yolks of ostriches, which are about 8 cm (about 3 in) in diameter. Although they may differ widely in appearance and function, all cells

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    The cell. The most basic form of life, and yet the most complex structure Mother Nature has to offer. For hundreds of years, man has tried to crack its codes, to try and find what makes it tick; but it seems that the deeper we go into the study of cells, the more questions appear too. The purpose of this entire essay is to educate my readers on cells, our discovery of cells and the cell theory, where we believe they first appeared, and how we have learned to manipulate cells to cure diseases like

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    A cell has many parts to it. Whether it is the ribosomes or the lysosomes, each of them has a certain job and reason why they are in a cell. Without the different parts of each cell it could not survive. Sometimes a cell can be referred to a house. In many ways it is. A house has certain parts that play major jobs in our daily lives. If one thing went wrong with a part of our house then it would mess up the other parts. In fact many parts of a house are like some parts of a cell. For instance some

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    T1. All species of fungi, plants and animals are formed from eukaryotic cells. The Eukaryote have a true nucleus; their DNA is confined to a definite area within the cell enclosed by a Nuclear envelope. Prokaryotes evolved before eukaryotic cells and their cells do not have a true nucleus. Prokaryote DNA is not enclosed by a membrane. ORGANELLE STRUCTURE FUNCTION PLANT OR ANIMAL Nucleus Within the cell membrane Site of the nuclear material-the DNA both Nucleolus Inside nucleus Manufacture

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    Eukaryotic Cells

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    Cells are the basic components of all living things. Both the prokaryotic and the eukaryotic cell contain a plasma membrane, a cytoplasm, DNA, and ribosomes. One of the main differences between a eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell is that a prokaryotic cell lacks a nucleus, (pro means before and kary means nucleus) and it also lacks membrane-bound organelles. Instead of having a nucleus, prokaryotes have a single chromosome. This chromosome is often referred to as a gonophore. Due to prokaryotes being

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    Cell Theory

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    1.Cell theory just give a description of a cells. Like all living things are made up of cells individually. Also describes how cells can reproduce and metabolize by themselves; which means that they are living small organisms. Germ theory just clarifies on how these microbes are responsible for the infectious diseases that enter the body. 2.Acellular microbe is not a living cell, so its not able to reproduce or metabolize. The acellular microbe is grown within a host (human). It can be identified

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    The Cell: Transport Mechanisms and Cell Permeability Hunter Dockery Biology 2101 Derek Draper September 15, 2016 Introduction Cells are a highly complex entity and is both structurally and functionally the basic unit of all living things. Cells are an important and vital part in order to sustain life. Cells are highly diverse and their specific roles are dependent on shape and internal composition. Cells are what carry out functions to promote life, including: reproduction, nutrient digestion

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    Plant Cells

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    Cube Plant Cells Students will understand the shape, function and purpose of differentiated organelles by modeling a plant cell with sugar cubes. They will also be tasked to label and write down the function for five of the more important organelles. Set-up: Every student will need 20 sugar cubes, one piece of chip board and five toothpicks. At each table, you can place markers, glue and address labels for the students to share. Demo and discussion: Introduce the concept of plant cells and animal

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    The transport through the selectively permeable membrane is necessary for the cell to survive as it receives vital molecules such as oxygen from the extra-cellular environment and being able to expel waste products, like urea and ammonia, of the cell processes (4). The transport across the membrane can involve or not the use of energy, provided by the scission of ATP molecules into ADP+P. In the first case, we are talking about active transport. Energy is required in this kind of transport because

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    The Stomach Of The Cell

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    Stomach of the Cell” from Pharmaceutical News describes lysosomes of the cell located in the stomach of a human. Lysosomes are in the cells of the stomach. Their main function “uses acid to degrade, or breakdown proteins.”(p. 1). Lysosomes can be used against the body in the case of malaria, although, there is a drug that can treat it. In the beginning of the article, the writer describes the main function of lysosomes and how lysosomes relate to other organelles in other types of cells. In the writer’s

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