Cell Specialization - 2.3,2.4 ST notes

Specialized plant cells different types of cells are

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Unformatted text preview: it produces. 4. The       the cell, usually the       it is. - example: Fat cells are larger than muscle cells because they are not as active. Specialized Plant Cells - different types of cells are designed to carry out special functions -      : found in flexible tissue or leaves, flowers, roots -      : specialized for support; are stretchable and flexible -      : provide rigid support - cell walls can get so thick that       eventually have trouble entering the cell - these cells usually die leaving empty chambers surrounded by hardened thick cell walls. Ex.       Specialized Animal Cells - the       and       of cells give a clue as to their function -      : conduct electrical signals, long and thin -      : thin to allow gases to exchange between air and blood; coated in mucus and/or cilia to help remove harmful particles -      : carry oxygen in hemoglobin (a protein) -      : engulf invaders and digest them or kill them with antibodies -      : have many Golgi apparatuses; produce and store proteins that break down food; protected from stomach acid by mucus -      : store extra body nutrients in vacuoles by converting them to fat -      : absorb essential nutrients from food by means of villi (finger-like projections that increase the surface area of the cell)...
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