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Week 2 Guide for Independent Learning As you read Chapter 6 and Section 7.1, formulate answers to these questions. 1. Describe the principles, advantages, and limitations of the light microscope, transmission electron microscope (TEM), and the scanning electron microscope (SEM) 2. Explain why there are upper and lower limits to cell size 3. Describe the structure and function of the nucleus and explain how the nucleus controls protein synthesis in the cytoplasm 4. Describe the structure and function of a eukaryotic ribosome 5. List the components of the endomembrane system, describe their structures and functions, and summarize the relationships among them 6. Describe the types of vacuoles and explain how their functions differ 7. Explain the role of peroxisomes in eukaryotic cells 8. Describe the structure of a mitochondrion and explain the importance of compartmentalization in mitochondrial function 9. Distinguish among amyloplast, chromoplast, and chloroplast 10. Identify the 3 functional compartments of a chloroplast and explain the importance of compartmentalization in chloroplast
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Unformatted text preview: function 11. Describe functions of the cytoskeleton 12. Describe the structure, monomers, and functions of microtubules, microfilaments, and intermediate filaments 13. Explain how the ultrastructure of cilia and flagella relates to their function 14. Describe the development of plant cell walls 15. Describe the structure and list some functions of the extracellular matrix in animal cells 16. Describe the structure of intercellular junctions found in plant and animal cells and relate their structure to function 17. Describe the functions of the plasma membrane 18. Explain why phospholipids are amphipathic molecules. 19. Describe the fluidity of the components of a cell membrane and explain how membrane fluidity is influenced by temperature and membrane composition. 20. List and describe the six major membrane proteins including their functions. 21. Explain the role of membrane carbohydrates in cell-cell recognition....
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