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Cell Biology Study Guide

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Use our cell biology study guide course to catch up in class or prepare for an upcoming test. These fun text and video lessons outline all the subjects you're learning, but you can work through them at your own pace to master the ones that are challenging you the most.
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15 chapters in Cell Biology Study Guide

Ch 1. Cell Theory and Living Organisms {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43115].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What are Cells? - Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Cell Theory? - Definition & Parts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Defining Characteristics of Living Organisms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Organism: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3904].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3904].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Unicellular Organisms: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Multicellular Organism: Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3903].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3903].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Multicellular Organisms, Tissues and Epithelium Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Structure of the Nucleus: Nucleolus, Nuclear Membrane, and Nuclear Pores Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Ribosome: Structure, Function and Location Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Endomembrane System: Functions & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2999].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2999].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Cytoskeleton: Microtubules and Microfilaments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mitochondria Structure: Cristae, Matrix and Inner & Outer Membrane Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: Similarities and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What are Burr Cells? - Causes & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Using Feedback Systems to Regulate Growth, Reproduction & Dynamic Homeostasis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Osmosis, Diffusion and Saturation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Solutions, Solutes, and Solvents Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[454].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[454].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How a Phospholipid Bilayer Is Both Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2627].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2627].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Fluid Mosaic Model of the Cell Membrane Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2628].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2628].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Passive Transport in Cells: Simple and Facilitated Diffusion & Osmosis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Active Transport in Cells: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2910].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2910].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Endocytosis and Exocytosis Across the Cell Membrane Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2630].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2630].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Plant Cell Structures: The Cell Wall and Central Vacuole Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Chloroplast Structure: Chlorophyll, Stroma, Thylakoid, and Grana Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Chlorophyll: Absorbing Light Energy for Photosynthesis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Photolysis and the Light Reactions: Definitions, Steps, Reactants & Products Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dark Reactions of Photosynthesis: The Calvin-Benson Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[336].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[336].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Plants That Have Antimicrobial Properties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428647].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428647].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Mycology: Definiton, History & Terms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[441309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[441309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Energy and Life: The Transformation of Energy in Living Organisms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cellular Respiration: Energy Transfer in Cells Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Redox Reactions & Electron Carriers in Cellular Respiration: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Glycolysis Pathway: Steps, Products & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[331].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[331].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Citric Acid (Krebs) Cycle: Products and Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[332].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Electron Transport Chain: Products and Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Lactic Acid & Alcoholic Fermentation: Comparison, Contrast & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction: Comparison & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Meiosis: Comparison to Mitosis, Crossing Over & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[339].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[339].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Meiosis I Stages: Prophase I, Metaphase I, Anaphase I & Telophase I Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[692].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[692].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Meiosis II: Definition, Stages & Comparison to Meiosis I Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Oogenesis: How the Female Reproductive System Produces Eggs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[387].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Spermatogenesis: How the Male Reproductive System Produces Sperm Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[386].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[386].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Hermaphrodites in Biology: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - DNA: Chemical Structure of Nucleic Acids & Phosphodiester Bonds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - DNA: Adenine, Guanine, Cytosine, Thymine & Complementary Base Pairing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2180].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2180].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - DNA: Discovery, Facts, Structure & Function in Heredity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Differences Between RNA and DNA & Types of RNA (mRNA, tRNA & rRNA) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2182].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2182].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is DNA Replication? - Conservative, Semi-Conservative & Dispersive Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Helicase Unwinds the DNA Double Helix in Preparation for Replication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Protein Synthesis in the Cell and the Central Dogma Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Transcription of Messenger RNA (mRNA) from DNA Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Regulation of Gene Expression: Transcriptional Repression and Induction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2566].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2566].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - RNA Processing in a Eukaryotic Cell: Splicing of Introns & Exons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2568].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2568].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is the Genetic Code That Translates RNA Into Amino Acids? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2569].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2569].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Codon Recognition: How tRNA and Anticodons Interpret the Genetic Code Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2570].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2570].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Role of Ribosomes and Peptide Bonds in Genetic Translation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3147].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3147].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Structure and Function of Carbohydrates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Structure and Function of Lipids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Proteins I: Structure and Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[290].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Proteins II: Amino Acids, Polymerization and Peptide Bonds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Function of Enzymes: Substrate, Active Site & Activation Energy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3196].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3196].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Enzyme Activity & Inhibition: Structure, Substrates, pH & Temperature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Bromelain: Uses, Health Benefits & Side Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Bromelain vs. Papain Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Bromelain: Sources, Structure & Interactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Bacterial Cell Morphology and Classification: Definition, Shapes & Arrangements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Bacterial Cell Walls: Structure, Function & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Bacterial Cytoplasm & Cell Membrane: Structure & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are Viruses? - Definition, Structure & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Viruses: Bacteriophage Lytic and Lysogenic Cycles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2638].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2638].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Gram Negative Bacteria: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234420].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234420].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Gram-Positive Bacteria: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234422].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234422].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Acid-Fast Bacteria: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Enteric Bacteria: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234432].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[234432].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Pseudomonas Fluorescens: Morphology, Gram Stain & Identification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Pseudomonas Fluorescens: Characteristics, Motility & Habitat Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Pseudomonas Luteola: Habitat & Identification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356539].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[356539].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Antimicrobial Resistance? - Definition, Testing & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Antimicrobial Resistance: Causes, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Antimycin A: Physical Properties, Solubility & Molecular Weight Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[428891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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