Cell, Structure, And Structure: Cell Structure And Function

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Cell Structure and Function

Cell Structure and Function
By definition, a cell is life's basic unit. In practice, the cells share several mechanisms across different animals, plants, and microorganisms. Two fundamental differences exist between the architecture of cells for different classes of organisms (Jan, 2014). Lipids build and maintain both the plasma (the external bilayer) and the nuclear membrane within a cell. In addition, the thick filament of proteins (actin filaments and microtubes) confer rigidity to the cytoskeleton of the cell. Factors, such as physical forces acting on a cell as and the cell’s mechanical environment control gene regulation (the rate of production of proteins). In animals, the polymer filament gel (network) regulate the motility of cells. In fact, forces acting on the polymer gel tend to deform the cell membrane.
Cell Structures
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Cells are grouped into three categories namely plant, animal, and prokaryotic cells. In addition, the shape and size of cells range from a few millimeter to microns. The size of a cell is indicative of its function(s). The shape of cells in living organisms may range from concave, to spherical, oval, rectangular, flat, oval, or rod-shaped. The cells can be viewed with the aid of a microscope. Every living organism possesses multicellular and unicellular cells. At the same time, the different types of cells display common structural properties. Examples include the plasma membrane and genetic composition (Jan,

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