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    Why do we study cellular components?

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    Why should we study the cell and its components? Please give specific examples and details.

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    Cells are absolutely essential for study if we are to understand life. The basis for this idea is that all known life is made of cells, from the smallest bacterium to the most massive organisms. Cells are not simply small compartments of water and membrane. They house all the components needed to maintain the organism's life. They are massively complex systems of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, water, and nucleic acids compartmentalized within organelles.

    Specifically, the study of cells is incredibly important to our developed understanding of massive biological ...

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