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Cell Structure and Function

1. Which of the following organelles is most important in providing energy to the cell? (a) mitochondrion (b) centrosome (c) Nucleus (d) Peroxisome 2. Name the membrane valves that open and close for potassium efflux and sodium influx. (a)ion channels (b)Vacuoles (c)Capillaries 3. What technique can be used to measure cell act

Vocabulary review

The attached vocabulary review is an assignment I would like to have looked over to see if I am matching the terms correctly.

Chemical Equation for an organelle

I have been assigned the cell wall, and cell membrane for a biology project. One aspect of the project is determining the chemical equations for the proceses which occur inside that organelle. i have done research on, and off of the internet and have yet to find any answers. Could someone point me in the right direction, or supp

Cytoplasmic membrane system

Autoradiography depends upon particles emitted from radioactive atoms striking a photographic emulsion that lies on top of the tissue section. When the emulsion is developed, the site where the particle struck the emulsion is developed, the site where the particle struck the emulsion appears as a silver grain, as in figure 8.3a.

Myosin Action Versus Kinesin

Myosin action differs from that of kinesin in that one of the kinesin heads is always in contact with a microtubule, whereas both myosin heads become completely detached from the actin filament. How are these differences correlated with the two types of motor activities in which these proteins engage?