ISB notes 3 - DATE:1/17/08 ISB 202 NOTES Not all cells have...

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D ATE :1/17/08 ISB 202 N OTES Not all cells have the same function, so they’re different Do all cells metabolize? Yes – but only while they are alive. Some cells function even after they die Tree rings – alternating layers of xylem and phloem cells Xylem cells conduct water even after they die 1. Eukarotic organisms – have cells with nuclei Plants are very much like animals Most plants photosynthesize Ps occurs in special organelles of certain cells Animals don’t photosynthesize Typical plant cell Nucleus The chromosomes and DNA occupy the nucleus Ribosomes Important in protein synthesis Mitochondria Where resperation occurs Chloroplasts Green light is reflected off of the cloroplasts Vacuole Only find in a plant cell Hollow space used for storage Plasma membrane Cell wall Gives the cell structure and strength
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course ISB 202 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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ISB notes 3 - DATE:1/17/08 ISB 202 NOTES Not all cells have...

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