In Cytology; Part 1 Professor Fink describes The Cell Theory; explains the Limits of Cell Growth (Surface Area to Volume Relationship); defines Prokaryotic versus Eukaryotic Cells; and describes the structure & function of the Cell Membrane. The role of the Phospholipid bilayer and the roles of embedded Protein are presented, including as Ion Channels, Transporter (Carrier) Proteins, Enzymes, Receptor Sites and Glycoprotein Recognition Sites (Cell Identity Markers; MHC proteins). Reference is also made to "Self" versus "Foreign" and Auto-Immune Diseases.
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