Ch 15: Cell Structure, Functions & Processes

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View the chapter's video lessons to improve your knowledge of cellular structure, functions and processes. Get explanations of the components of the cell and take a look at the importance of parts like the phospholipid bilayer and plasma membrane.

Cell Structure, Functions & Processes - Chapter Summary

Use the short video lessons in this chapter to refresh your memory about the structure, functions and processes of cells. Instructors cover the parts of the cell and explain their importance to certain cellular activities. Once you've watched all of the chapter's videos, you should be comfortable with:

  • Identifying parts of the cell and their functions
  • Describing the plasma membrane's structure and purpose
  • Defining cytoplasm and explaining its functions
  • Recognizing the phospholipid bilayer's hydrophobic and hydrophilic nature
  • Explaining the process of protein synthesis

Our professional instructors use examples and visual aids to help you understand the cell concepts and processes discussed in the chapter. The videos tend to take less than 10 minutes of your time to watch, and we also provide lesson transcripts. After you've studied the lessons, you can take multiple-choice quizzes to see how well you've grasped the material.

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