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-: Basic Cell questions that no one can answer :-

Postby twiiistCH » Wed Mar 11, 2009 5:08 pm

Theses questions are so embarrassing as they are so basic....

I know that cells are everywhere in a human body but even though there are different type of cells how do they communicate ? I know there are several types of communications, but does do the molecules go through the cells each time until they reach their final destination?

Two : In the brain are they only nerve cells?

What type of cells is there? blood cells, nerve cells... I just found in wiki... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cell_type

are theses all the types of cells available in any live form ?

AAAAANNNNDDD I have read that collagen is the most dominant glycoprotein in the Extracellular matix amoung animal cells.

Is that true? And does that apply to EVERY CELL ? Because I doubt that that applies to Nerve cells ( guess they have another process )

Thanks loads!

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Postby mith » Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:19 pm

A text book would be really helpful for answering these simple questions.
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Postby twiiistCH » Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:38 pm

hey. i have a textbook the famous "BIOLOGY - CAMBELL" ...but you don't learn everything from it. other opinions would be great thx
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Postby cocomartini » Thu Jun 11, 2009 5:38 am

I use college textbooks Pon's Mitochondria, Volume 80
to study biology cell. Complete concept for biology cell. Wish some help! :D
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:12 pm

1. avoid saying "this and that goes for every cell". there are always exceptions to anything that doesn't require breaking the laws of physics and chemistry.

2. campbell is a general bio book, looks like you need a cell biology text. try "Molecular biology of the cell" by Alberts et al. or "Molecular Cell Biology" by Lodish et al. They can be intimidating but are both very good.
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Postby Jesse2504 » Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:09 pm

If you are interested in how cells communicate look up cell signalling...


Although the latter may be a little hard for you to tackle at the moment.

When we define cell types in organisms, we try to group them in a way that makes sense to us, some cell types may be seen in many organisms while others are not. Biology is definitely not subject to concise summary.

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