Structure, Function and Organisation

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- Continuing Cell Division with roughly 70 kg new cells Formed each year, replacing those lost by cell death, ( APOPTOSIS) - This ties in with cancer cells, etc. – (see later notes) - NOTE: Muscle cells are never replaced; Muscle grows and depletes but cells never replaced Structure, Function and Organisation Objectives: - (Refer to Foundations of Health and Disease) Think of Organisation in Terms of 5 Main Levels: Population, Communities and Societies – (General Symptoms that occur to every human body if a certain disease is encountered) Individual – (specific patient conditions/ reactions, etc.) Body, Organs and Tissues Cells and Sub-Cellular Organelles Molecules and Chemical Reactions There are 4 Main Themes to Structure, Function and Organisation: Structure and Function: Cells, Tissues and the Whole Body the foundation of anatomy, pathology, physiology and performance Structure and Function at the Chemical Level the foundation of biochemistry, metabolism and the use of medicines Handling Data and Information the foundation of biometry and evidence-based medicine Genetics and Development the foundation of inheritance, modern molecular medicine and
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2012 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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