Chapter 12, lecture 1, for 4-7-08

Chapter 12, lecture 1, for 4-7-08 - Chapter 12 Stem Cells,...

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Chapter 12 Stem Cells, Cell Division,  and Cancer Copyright © 2004 by Garland Science
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Cells Compartments which living  organisms are composed of very successful So why multicellularity? Offers advantages over  unicellularity
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Advantages of  multicellularity Compartmentalization multicellular organisms are  subdivided into  compartments called cells Organisms can get larger
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Advantages of MC cont. Specialization of cells different functions Tissue functioning together Based on differentiation : cells  becoming different from one  another & specialized
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Advantages of MC cont. Cooperation Tissues further integrate  into organs systems , in which 2 or more  tissue types coordinate to  perform more complex  functions
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Advantages of MC cont. Cells cooperate to maintain a 
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course BIO 1100 taught by Professor Vanmali during the Spring '08 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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Chapter 12, lecture 1, for 4-7-08 - Chapter 12 Stem Cells,...

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