Specialised Cells

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  • Created on: 20-04-14 14:19

1. Why would someone feel tired while their immune system is fighting a virus?

  • It's hard to kill viruses without killing the cells they take over
  • It takes up a lot of energy
  • They are weak
  • The viruses are using their glucose
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2. Why are chloroplasts important?

  • The chlorophyll inside them absorbs light, which is vital for photosynthesis
  • They use energy from respiration to synthesise amino acids
  • They give the cell its shape
  • They tell the cell what to do

3. Why are viruses so difficult to kill?

  • They adapt to their surroundings so quickly
  • They are not alive or dead
  • They are specialised to be resistant to the human immune system
  • They use cells as meat sheilds

4. What are the main types of pathogens?

  • Viruses and bacteria
  • Poison and venom
  • Airborne diseases and STDs
  • Colds and flu

5. What do ribosomes do?

  • Nothing.
  • Help the cell maintain its shape
  • Synthesise proteins
  • Aid respiration

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