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BIS 104 PQ 5 SS I 2009 5. Most cells that make up tissues of eukaryotic organisms are not spherical in shape. However, for the purpose of this question, let’s assume that a cell is a perfect sphere. a. Calculate the cytoplasmic volume of a cell that has a diameter of 20 micrometers (20 um).
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Unformatted text preview: Express this volume in picoliters (pl). b. Calculate the total plasma membrane surface area of this cell. c. What do you think the approximate mass (weight0 of this cell would be? d. What do you think is the largest cell type in your body? The smallest cell type?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2010 for the course BIS BIS 104 taught by Professor Privalsky during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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