chapter4 Org of the Cell 2011

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Unformatted text preview: Organization of the Cell Chapter 4 The cell is the smallest unit that can carry on all activities associated with life. No cell works in isolation; during development, cell components work together to generate a complex biological system within each cell, that then unites with others as a biological system dArville@biology.rutgers.edu All Life is Related Cell Theory The observations of Hooke, Leeuwenhoek, Schleiden, Schwann, Virchow, and others led to the development of the cell theory . Homeostasis www.animalport.com/animal-cells.html Fig 4:2 Cells and SVR Cell organization and size are critical to maintaining homeostasis Cells are small; short distances between molecules travelling to their destinations size must be limited or molecules required by the cell would not be transported fast enough to sustain need; food in, waste products out etc Fig 4:1 Size and Shape Size and shape are also related to function: ....
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