3. How is cell shape related to function? Give at least 3 examples and explain. Red blood cells are circular and biconcave to help it travel through the narrow capillaries and to transport oxygen. Nerve cells are very long since they have the longest way to go to communicate. It coordinates the brain to other parts of the body and back again to the brain. Muscle cells are elongated and very complex. There is the = Skeletal- long cylindrical, striated fibers, it varies in length, and it voluntary contractions Cardiac- branched, striated fibers, involuntary contraction Smooth- non-striated fibers, small spindle shaped cell, involuntary contraction 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?
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