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(1) Of, pertaining to, or resembling a cell.

(2) Derived from, or consisting of cell(s).

(3) Having numerous compartments or cells.


Word origin: NL cellulāris, equiv. to cellul(a) live cell (L: little room).
Related phrases: cellular respiration.

Compare: acellular.
See also: cells, tissues.

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Re: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.

... golgi" and look at those pictures. If they fit, great. If not, Sorry I didn't help. LMK either way I could not agree with you. The chaotic cellular structure we have did, especially TEM observation, do not as same as the text picture showed. So, excepted for some typical structure, our ...

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by mitochondrion
Fri Aug 15, 2014 9:45 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: I am having difficulty identifying this structure.
Replies: 6
Views: 2386

Books from which these pictures were taken?

The second link didn't work, so I removed it. Anyway, those pictures can be in any molecular/cellular biology textbook. But you can try picture search.

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Books from which these pictures were taken?
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Cellular Reincarnation

Cellular Reincarnation A literary interpretation of cellular reprogramming by Ewart Kuijk Stuck! Here I was trapped in this valley with no way out. And it was crowded here, with all of my fibers I sensed numerous peers condemned ...

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by ewartkuijk
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cellular Reincarnation
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Views: 2157

A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... the mechanism is the same one that prevents most viruses from causing disease in unrelated organisms - differences in cell membranes and/or cellular metabolism.

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 4
Views: 4830

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... nearly the size of some bacterial species. And, instead of simply hijacking its host, the viral genome carried a lot of genes that replaced basic cellular functions, including some involved in DNA repair and the manufacturing of proteins. The unusual size and gene content of the virus led one ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 11265
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