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Cell specialization

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noun

The cell performing a specific function for a larger organ or tissue.



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  • cell specialization is an adaptation to do a particular job in a cell

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what process is needed to create human being

Lots of differentiation - specialization of cell types as they go from stem-cell states to their final states as neurons, liver cells, skin cells, etc.

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by AstraSequi
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:25 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: what process is needed to create human being
Replies: 4
Views: 1918

Cells

... I'm not sure anybody's gonna read this) to understand why cells are small let's imagine they're not.instead,we have one huge cell(like ... the point is smaller cells = more cells at the same volume = more specialization of function = more efficient of a multi-cellular organism ...

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by mieuses
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cells
Replies: 9
Views: 4109

Specialization

Specialization or cellular differenciation (please correct me if these are two different concepts) is the process by which a less specialized ...

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by TheVirus
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:21 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Specialization
Replies: 3
Views: 3003

Few questions about biology

4. a few cells may never divide again. any cell after it divides can either form a cell that further goes on further replication or specialization. ever heard of RBC dividing atleast i have never.

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:00 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Few questions about biology
Replies: 8
Views: 8083

Questions about evolution and epigenetics

... more likely to be potent enough to give rise to the immense diversity, specialization and complexity of the species present on earth. Questions ... should extend the theory of evolution from individuals to also apply to cells within an individual. Since cells in an organism is continually replaced, ...

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by mgustavsson
Tue Sep 29, 2009 5:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Questions about evolution and epigenetics
Replies: 6
Views: 5770
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