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Post by kiekyon » Thu Feb 16, 2006 9:48 am

i know many eucaryotic cells lack cell walls. eg all the animal cells. what are the advantages of this?? i mean the advantage of not having cell wall
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Post by MrMistery » Thu Feb 16, 2006 6:35 pm

Can do exocitosys/endocitosys, can move etc
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Post by kiekyon » Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:41 am

uhmm, u cant move with a cell wall??

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Post by bearhug » Fri Feb 17, 2006 2:54 am

Cell walls are characteristic of plants. Do they move? Nope :wink:
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Post by kiekyon » Fri Feb 17, 2006 3:50 am

of course plants dont move but certainly their cells can still move. ok, maybe some of the cells do move. and does this has anything to do with cell wall? i am trying to find out the advantages of cells without cell wall

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Post by GAG CAT UUG » Fri Feb 17, 2006 1:52 pm

maybe some of the cells do move.[quote]

Please name the cells that do move in plants??? Am I missing something here?

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Post by mith » Fri Feb 17, 2006 6:49 pm

also read forum rules on thread naming, you may edit the title of the thread by changing the title in the first post
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Post by Poison » Sun Feb 19, 2006 8:43 pm

Have you heard moving with cytoplasmic contraction or moving with pseudopods? Some protozoas do that. And they do not have cell wall of course.
And no plant cells do not move actively.
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Post by cool A-level student » Thu Feb 23, 2006 11:49 am

the cell wall is limited in size but can alter position and shape and so is limited in some ways, the cell wall mainly supplies the structure of the plants along with the water in teh vacuole the plant is supported and can stand up correctly

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Post by MrMistery » Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:21 pm

A cell wall means rigidity. A cell with a cell wall can still move, but it can't perform very "advanced" movement, so to speak. The example of an amoeba was good. Just think what would happen if your muscle cells would have cell walls. You won't be able to do much running, now, would you? ;)
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Post by njin » Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:28 am

may be, if animal cells have cell wall, maybe its body will be stiff, u can imagine, the skin will be not elastic like plants..n we will be hard to move on..
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ive read a science fiction...

Post by mmiaosmiling » Sat Mar 04, 2006 9:46 am

about all the body cells were filled with silicon vented by a sort of bacteira...then the body turned into a carving...
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