-A sperm cell has a flagellum, a long tail that helps with the distance it has to travel, locomotion, and movement. -A red blood cells large disc shape helps the cell to pass oxygen to other cells.-Nerve cells contain long extensions that help create nerve pulses over a long distance. 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?●Which part of the cell is affected?●What are the consequences of this disorder?I chose to research Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’s affects the nerve cells in the substantia nigra and basal ganglia parts of the brain. In the substantia nigra the nerve cells produce a neurotransmitter called dopamine, which tell the body “hey we are going to
SC121 Unit 4 Assignmentmove”. When someone has Parkinson’s that those nerve cells begin to die off. After the bodyloses 80% of these dopamine producing cells that when the body begins to display signs of tremors, issues with balance, slowness, and stiffness.
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