Cell Theory

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What does a human cheek cell consist of?
Plasma membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus, mitochondria
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What does a moss leaf cell consist of?
Chloroplasts, nucleus, cytoplasm, vacuole membrane, cell wall, plasma membrane, sap in vacuole
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Give examples of two unicellular organisms.
Amoeba & Chlorella
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What must unicellular organisms do?
Carry out all of the life functions; metabolism, response, homeostasis, growth, reproduction and nutrition.
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What is differentiation?
When cells can specialise in different functions/ develop in various ways. This happens in multicellular organisms.
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What does it mean for an organism to have emergent properties?
They are more than the sum of their parts; they are much more complicated than simply existing as the parts of which they are made up of.
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What are the three cell theory statements?
Living organisms are composed of cells, cells are the smallest units of life and cells come from pre-existing cells.
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What is extracellular material and where is it found in the largest quantities?
It is material that exists outside of the cell membrane and is found in large amounts in tissues (e.g. bone).
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What are the thread like structures that most fungi are made up of called?
Hyphae
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What is an example of a therapeutic use of stem cells?
Stem cells from the placenta and umbilical cord can be used to treat certain types of leukemia.
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What is the equation to calculate magnification?
size of image/size of specimen
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