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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a cell organization and specialization unit of a standard cell biology course. Topics covered include:
- Cell differentiation
- Red blood cells
1. What Is Cell Differentiation? - Process, Importance & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn how your cells become specialized. This specialization of cells allows them to perform different functions and create different parts of your body.
2. Circulatory System IV: Red Blood Cells
Why don't mature red blood cells have nuclei or mitochondria, and how do these guys squeeze through capillaries? While learning about the brief but glorious lives of red blood cells, you'll also see which characteristics help them transport oxygen and carbon dioxide to other cells.
3. The Structure and Function of Neurons
In this video lesson, you'll learn about neurons, which are specialized cells in the nervous system. Check out how far neurons can send signals throughout the body and how depolarization is much like 'the wave' at a football game.
4. Autophagy: Definition, Pathways & Function
What is autophagy? What causes autophagy to occur in a cell? What role does it play in keeping cells and the body healthy? Read on to learn how autophagy is managed and what it does.
5. Apoptosis vs. Autophagy
This lesson goes over two different processes. First, you'll learn what apoptosis means and why it occurs and then what autophagy refers to and why it occurs as well.
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- Parts of a Cell
- Cell Transport
- Cell Communication
- Plant Cells: Structure, Function and Metabolic Energy
- Cellular Respiration
- Stages of Cell Division
- Cells and Reproduction
- DNA: The Basis of Inheritance
- Protein Synthesis: Transcription and Translation
- Biochemistry of Major Macromolecules and Enzyme Function
- Bacteria and Viruses