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Cell Biology

Discover the fascinating world of cells. Take a journey into the cell and learn about various cell types, cellular anatomy, and cellular processes.
  1. Cell Anatomy (14)
  2. Cell Division (22)
  3. Cellular Processes (8)
  4. Molecular Biology (14)

Animal Cells
Animal cells are eukaryotic cells that contain various membrane-bound organelles.

Plant Cell
Learn about the structures and organelles that can be found in typical plant cell.

Prokaryotes
Prokaryotes are single-celled organisms that are the earliest and most primitive forms of life on earth.

Sex Cells
Sex cells are male and female reproductive cells. They are produced through the cell division process of meiosis.

10 Facts About Cells
The following 10 facts about cells will provide you with well known and perhaps little known tidbits of information about cells.

What is Cell Biology?
Cell biology is the subdiscipline of biology that studies all aspects of the cell.

Lymphocytes
Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell that provide a means for specific and nonspecific immunity against antigens.

White Blood Cell
Also called leukocytes, white blood cells play an important role in the immune system by protecting the body from infectious agents.

Normal Cells Versus Cancer Cells
How do normal cells differ from cancer cells? Learn about the properties of normal cells versus cancer cells.

Platelets
Platelets are blood components that aid in the blood clotting process. Also called thrombocytes, these cells appear as miniature plates when viewed under a microscope.

Fat Cells To Nerve Cells
Researchers from Duke University Medical Center have transformed adult fat stem cells gathered from human liposuction procedures into nerve cells.

The Cancer Stopper
Could we one day find a cure for cancer? Researchers are seeking to stop cancer in its tracks.

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