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Unformatted text preview: Movement of entire cell (shape change and translocation) Metabolism based on enzymatic (catalytic) degradation / synthesis . Capable of responding to stimuli Signals from the environment chemical; photons; acoustic waves Signals from adjacent cells (paracrine; juxtacrine) Signals from distant cells (endocrine; nerve impulse) Capable of self regulation Response to stress: defense against reactive oxygen species (ROS) Response to damage or mutation: repair or apoptosis Response to cell loss: replacement (normal); regeneration (abnormal)...
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