Specialised cells

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Why are cells specialised?
To carry out a particular function
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What happens to a cell when it becomes specialised?
Its structure is adapted to suit the particular job it does.
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Give a few examples of specialised cells that become so specialised that they only carry out one function in the body.
sperm cells, egg cells, red blood cells and nerve cells.
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Give examples of specialised cells
Cone cells, root hair cells, fat cells and sperm cells.
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Why do sperm cells contain contain digestive enzymes?
Used to penetrate the female egg.
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What happens to a cell when it becomes specialised?

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Its structure is adapted to suit the particular job it does.

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Give a few examples of specialised cells that become so specialised that they only carry out one function in the body.

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Why do sperm cells contain contain digestive enzymes?

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/Lucas/Austin/

This is great, thank you

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