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Balloon cell

Balloon cell

An unusually large degenerated cell with pale-staining vacuolated or reticulated cytoplasm, as in viral hepatitis or in degenerated epidermal cells in herpes zoster, a large form of nevus cell with abundant nonstaining cytoplasm, formed by vacular degeneration of melanosomes.

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Newbie question about the first life

... been shown to be plausible. They're discussing now what came first: the cell or the mitochondria (chemical factories) it harbors. Maybe a mitochondrion ... find yourself up against the ceiling, in a corner of your room, like a balloon, and you see your own body lying there, and then several things ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
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Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Cell Division Question

This is stupid. A cell doesn't grow indefinitely and reach the size of a balloon if it doesn't divide. Its size is regulated inherently, reason why each cell type has a particular ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Jun 02, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Division Question
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Sugar Allergy

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How temperature affects diffusion

... when things heat up they expand. i guess this would be the case for a cell membrane. like a circle on the surface of a balloon. when you blow it up the circle expands. same goes for a pore in a cell membrane i ...

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by benny
Sun Oct 16, 2005 2:03 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How temperature affects diffusion
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