Lecture 18 (Oct 10)

Lecture 18 (Oct 10) - Biological Sciences 110A:...

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Lecture 18: The intercellular environment  From cell to tissue to organism  The extracellular matrix (ECM) in animals  The cell wall in plants  Collagen, fibronectins and glycoaminoglycans  The basal lamina (proteoglycans and glycoproteins)  TM integrin receptors bind the ECM  Hemidesmosomes: substrate adhesion junctions Biological Sciences 110A: Introduction to Biology Kendal Broadie Reading in Chapter 7 (239-254) Karp
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Cells come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and functions …how do they work together to form an  integrated multicellular organism, like you?
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Mating dance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Multicellularity:  From cells to tissues to organisms
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Multicellularity:  From cells to tissues to organisms Coordination of :    growth, proliferation, and differentiation    physiology and metabolism    behavior Trillions and trillions!  >200 cell  types       Insert your picture here! How do cells work together to form tissues and  multicellular organisms? Cells Simple Specialization You
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Specialized cells are organized into tissues, embedded in a secreted  extracellular matrix (ECM) Example : Human Skin Fig. 7.1 Karp
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The intercellular environment: space between  animal cells The extracellular matrix (ECM)
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