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animal cells-cell wall

Post by boleto pitseyagae » Fri Oct 28, 2005 12:48 pm

ANIMAL CELLS :?: :roll: :idea: :lol:

what problems would face if their cells had a tough cell wall?

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Post by Poison » Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:04 pm

The first that comes to my mind: Won't be able to do exo or endocytosis
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Post by MrMistery » Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:21 pm

won't be able to move... There are a lot of mobile cells in the human body.
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Post by rambo » Sun Oct 30, 2005 12:20 pm

1. our food needs would change because we would need a stronger source to provide a harder barrior for our membrane.
2. globular protein that are sodium pumps would have a hard time moving sodium and potassium back and forth.
3. perhaps cell walls were made out of calcium. cells would be very visible thru microscopes perhaps enhancing the study of a cell, basically because humans would recognize the cell alot earlier than they did.(than again we might be statues if that happen because the calcium would harden.)
so a change would mean more homework in cell biology..lol
4. cell flow maybe harder because of cell weight.
5. digestion would be slower the process to deliver nutrients inside the cell will be more complexed. hopefully small and uncharged molecules would be able to enter..lol and transporter will move slower.

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Post by bass_lasso9 » Sun Oct 30, 2005 1:28 pm

i think the cell is hard to invaginate... so endocytosis and exocytosis wouldn't happen..
it would be a big problem if leucoytes have tough cell wall, they can't do fagocytosis reaction to lysis unknown and dangerous molecular things...
and it might not be able to move because cells mobile in our body.. :roll:

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