Modern Cell Biology - -human or sea urchin egg approx 100...

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Modern Cell Biology: Arose from 3 separate fields becoming interwoven over the last 50 years -Cytology -Biochemistry -Genetics Cytology: -Oldest branch -Dependent on optical techniques -1870 invention of microtome for sectioning biological specimens -Light Microscope Cell Sizes: frog or fish egg are the largest individual cells easily visible, approx 1mm diameter
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Unformatted text preview: -human or sea urchin egg, approx 100 micron diameter-typical somatic cell, approx 20 micron diameter-plant cells are larger, approx 30 x 20 micron-bacteria are smaller, approx 2 x 1 micron...
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BIOLOGY BSC1105 at Broward College.

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