3 How is cell shape related to function Give at least 3 examples and explain

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3. How is cell shape related to function? Give at least 3 examples and explain. Human sperm cells – these allow them to swim long distances to reach and egg for fertilization. They use flagella, which is there log whip-like tails, also by being very small carrying little more than the DNA for a potential zygote. Intestinal Lining- Cells that are located within the intestine are covered by many cilia. It increases the surface area so the more nutrient are absorbed from the food the is passing through. Nerve Cells – The4ese cells contain long spindles that are known as axons. These axons have to be long because they relay electrical impulses throughout the body (from the head to the lower extremities)
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SC121 Unit 4 Assignment 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? Tay-Sachs Disease Which part of the cell is affected? Lysosomes What are the consequences of this disorder? Tay- Sachs disease most often affects children of a eastern European Jewish descent. It is a inherited condition which is classified by the absence of a single lysosomal enzyme called Hex A. Children with Tay-Sachs disease experience seizures and muscled rigidity. They will eventually become blind, demented, and uncoordinated and will typically die by 5 years old. PART 2 Question #1 Name of tissue: Skeletal Muscle tissue Two characteristics used for identification: I recognized this type of tissue because of it long, cylindrical, and striations. Question #2 Name of epithelium: Stratified Cuboidal Epithelium Discuss the classifications of epithelial tissue based on: Cell layers Stratified Cuboidal Epithelium has two or more layers of cells. The cells are in apical layer.
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