Biology: Year 9 Term 1: Cell Specialisation

What are the adaptations of a neurone? (4)
Dendrites connect to other cells, Long axon carries nerve impulses, Synapses carry messages, Synapses have mitochondria to make chemicals
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What are the adaptations of a phloem? (3)
Has sieve plates instead of cell walls, Companion cells make energy, Have little inside
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What are the adaptations of a sperm? (4)
Long tail, Many mitochondria, Acrosome storing digestive enzymes, Large nucleus
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What are the adaptations of a muscle cell? (3)
Proteins slide for contraction, Mitochondria, Can store glycogen which is broken down for energy
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What are the adaptations of a xylem cell? (2)
Cell dies quickly and forms part of tube, Made strong by lignin rings
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What are the adaptations of a root hair cell? (4)
Large surface area, Root hair extracts nutrients, Many mitochondria, Large permanent vacuole
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What are the adaptations of a phloem? (3)

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Has sieve plates instead of cell walls, Companion cells make energy, Have little inside

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What are the adaptations of a xylem cell? (2)

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