Why cells have different shapes?

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Why cells have different shapes?

Post by cherry89 » Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:57 am

just wondering why cells have different shapes and contain different cell organelles?...
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Post by James » Thu Mar 01, 2007 3:46 pm

To perform different functions.

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Post by Tan Tze Chein » Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:46 am

To enable the cells to preform different functions and let the cells to preform efficiently due to the presence of the organelles in the cells. For instance, the muscles cells have a abundance of mitochondria because of aerobic respiration occurs more frequently in the muscles cells.

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