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Chapter 3

Cells

 

Objectives

    1. Define cell function of a cell membrane
    2. Explain why smaller cells function more efficiently than larger cells
    3. Distinguish between polar and non-polar molecules
    4. Compare the interaction of water molecules with each other and with lipid molecules
    5. Illustrate the arrangement of a phospholipids in a lipid bilayer
    6. Describe the functions of proteins in the cell membrane
    7. Explain how proteins stay anchored in the cell membrane
    8. Distinguish between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells
    9. Relate the success of eukaryotes to the presence of organelles
    10. Compare three types of microscopes commonly used by biologists

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The smallest vessels of life            Membrane Architecture                Cell Components
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