MCB 10-2 - Molecular and Cellular Biology 10 What are the...

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March 31 th , 2010 Molecular and Cellular Biology 10 What are the structures and functions of cells in the body? I. The human body has 200 different types of cells that can be individually identified. II. Common Characteristics a. Nucleus i. In the center of the cell. ii. Membrane bound. 1. Chromosomes are contained within the nucleus. 2. Must be a clear defined compact package so that when they are moved around the cell they are not mixed together. iii. Red blood cells do not contain a nucleus. b. Endoplasmic Reticulum i. A folded structure within the cytoplasm. ii. Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum 1. Ribosome a. Combination of protein and DNA b. Translation occurs here c. Organelles i. Membrane bound structure within the cytoplasm ii. Mitochondria 1. Most important organelle 2. Contain their own chromosome, separate from the chromosomes contained in the nucleus. 3. In the past were bacteria that possessed eukaryote cells and formed a symbiotic relationship. d.
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2010 for the course MCB 010 taught by Professor Sanders,mark during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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MCB 10-2 - Molecular and Cellular Biology 10 What are the...

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