SC121 Unit 4 Assignment SC121 Unit 4 Assignment Danielle Schmidt November 13, 2018
SC121 Unit 4 Assignment PART 1 1.Why are cells important to the body? 2.Which organelle do you think would kill you the fastest if you lost it? Explain your answerAfter considering all the information we have learned about the organelles as well as their function and how they play a role in our body, I am choosing mitochondria as the organelle that would kill me the fastest. I chose mitochondria because this is where our body produces energy also known as ATP. If we don’t have any energy, then the cells die immediately. There is no other organelle in the body that is responsible for creating ATP. The cell needs to have energy in order to function. 3. How is cell shape related to function? Give at least 3 examples and explain. Nerve cell – the nerve cell contains axons, which are known as long spindles. The axons are responsible for relaying electrical impulses throughout the body. If the axons
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