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Post by Tommy » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:11 am

Why are microspheres a logical first step toward cellular organization????

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Post by alextemplet » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:18 am

They allow a primitive form of cell specialization. Each cell retains the ability to survive completely on its own, and can perform all tasks necessary for survival, but as part of a microsphere it only performs a few of those tasks. For example, some cells in the sphere can be used solely for movement, others for reproduction, others for gathering food, etc. All it takes for a microsphere to become a true multicellular organism is for the cells to lose the ability to perform the jobs that they don't do; that is, reproduction cells lose the ability to move the organism, movement cells lose the ability to gather food, and so on.
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