101-05-cell structure & metabolism

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1 101-05 Cell structure, function & metabolism
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3 Cell chemistry Carbohydrates sugars, starches energy Lipids fats, oils membranes Proteins myosin, collagen structures, enzymes Nucleic acids DNA, RNA genetic material Vitamins biotin, vitamin D help enzymes Minerals iron, copper help enzymes molecule type examples use amoeba, fungi, plants, animals • membrane-bound compartments = “organelles” Cytoplasm fluid inside cell filled with small molecules Organelles membrane-bound compartments perform specialized functions Plasma (Cell) membrane separates cell contents from outside eukaryotic cells Human Cells • > 260 cell types • four main categories – Epithelial •sk in • lining of throat, stomach, intestine –Muscle –Nerve
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4 animal cell phospholipid bilayer studded with proteins barrier to water Receptors receive signal from other cells by binding signal molecule Channels allow passage through membrane; selective based on charge, size cell membrane cystic fibrosis
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course BIO 101 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '07 term at University of Miami.

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