Ch6 - A Tour of the Cell Chapter 6 Objectives Distinguish between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell Describe the unique structures of a prokaryotic

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A Tour of the Cell Chapter 6 Objectives Distinguish between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell Describe the unique structures of a prokaryotic cell Describe the structural differences between plant and animal cells Describe the complex structural and functional interconnections among the organelles of the endomembrane system Describe the structure of the eukaryotic nucleus, mitochondrion and chloroplast Describe the surface structures of the cell that provide support, protection, and movement in, and communication with, the extracellular environment Introduction Cell is smallest functional unit of life cell theory: all organisms composed of _______cells________ all existing cells arise from _______pre-existing______ cells Common characteristics of all cells: cell contents surrounded by plasma membrane cytoplasm consists of semifluid matrix organelles are embedded in cytoplasm contain genes in the form of DNA Fundamental Features of Life Features of cells are characteristic of life cells are highly structured cell structure and function are related cell membranes separate the cell from the external environment each cell has DNA as the genetic material each cell carries out metabolism
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSV 2010c taught by Professor Janewaterman,pamelathomas during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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Ch6 - A Tour of the Cell Chapter 6 Objectives Distinguish between a prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell Describe the unique structures of a prokaryotic

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