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Unformatted text preview: Plasma (cell) Membrane Mechanics of the Plasma membrane: bulk transport Mechanics of the Plasma membrane: bulk transport Cellular Replication Mitosis growth & replacement of damaged or worn cells 100 billion cells replaced each day Cellular Replication Constant epidermal, hemopoietic, lining of gastrointestinal tract As needed liver, kidneys Never muscle, nerve Cellular Adaptations Hypertrophy Atrophy A clinical consideration: Cancer Neoplasm uncontrolled growth resulting in tumors benign: slow, contained growth malignant: rapid growth with possibility of spreading ( metastasize) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15...
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.
- Summer '07