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Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 5: Tour of the Cell

By Marina Marjanovic

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Tour of the cell


  • Smallest Unit of Life
  • Prokaryotic Cells
  • Eukaryotic Cells
  • Overview of an Animal Cell
  • Some Roles of Cell Membrane
  • Proteins Determine Membranes Specific Functions
  • Evidence of Movement of Membrane Proteins
  • The Detailed Structure of Animal Cell Membrane
  • The proteins in the plasma membrane provide a variety of major cell functions
  • Passive and active transport across the membrane
  • The three types of endocytosis in animal cells

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  • Marina Marjanovic (2009), "Illinois 2009 nano-biophotonics Summer School, Lecture 5: Tour of the Cell," http://nanohub.org/resources/7658.

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