Specialised Cells

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  • Created on: 12-05-18 21:20

1. How is the sperm cell adapted to its function?

  • is a prokaryotic cell
  • carries the female DNA to nourish the developing embryo in the early stages
  • has an acrosome at the front of the head where is stores enzymes needed to digest its way through the membrane of the egg cell
  • has cilia
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2. What makes a haploid cell?

  • cell formed when two gametes combine
  • being fertillised
  • having half the normal number of chromosomes
  • having the normal number of chromosomes

3. How is an egg cell adapted to its function?

  • its membrane changes structure to stop and more sperm from entering to make sure its has the right amount of DNA (after fertilisation)
  • has cilia to help move mucus through the airwaves up to the throat so it can be swallowed and not reach the lungs
  • contains and acrosme
  • has a diploid nucleus

4. How is an egg cell adapted to its function?

  • has lots of mitchondria
  • has a diploid nucleus
  • contains nutrients in the cytoplasm to feed the embryo
  • has a long flagella

5. What do ciliated epithelial cells help?

  • translocation
  • to move mucus through the airwaves so it can be swallowed and not reach the lungs
  • fertilisation
  • nourish the embryo with nutrients

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