axons are responsible for relaying electrical impulses throughout the body. If the axons were short in length, then the impulses would not be able to reach down to our extremities. Red blood cells – these cells are shaped like a disc which allow them to squish between the veins and arteries through the body in order to transport nutrients and other gases throughout the body. Linings of the intestines – the more apparent the linings are the more nutrients that are able to be absorbed into the body. 4. Choose one organelle or cellular component and research a disorder that affects it. Then answer the following: What is the name of the disorder? Mitochondrial disorder Which part of the cell is affected? Mitochondria What are the consequences of this disorder? Consequences of the mitochondrial disorder include not being able to over exert yourself or do a lot at one time. There is no cure for this disorder nut the research is ongoing. Prognosis depends on how many organ and tissue systems are affected. A person can experience drastic changes in health at once or over a longer period of time.
SC121 Unit 4 Assignment PART 2 Question #1 Name of tissue: skeletal muscle Two characteristics used for identification:
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