Chapter 3 extras: Cells

"If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the precipitate." - Anon.

Supplementary videos
Plasma membrane: fluid mosaic model
Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonary Disease: genetic defect in membrane protein that transports chloride ions
Action of epinephrine (adrenaline): role of beta-adrenergic receptors, diffusion, ATP, glycogen, glucose
Mitochondrial DNA: tracing human ancestry
Chloroplasts in Elodea: streaming
Cytoskeleton diversity: microtubules
Cell crawling 1: amoeba uses pseudopods
Cell crawling 2: neutrophil on the chase
Cell crawling 3: fibroblasts on the loose
Organelle movement along microtubule: kinesin walking, powered by ATP
Proton pump inhibitors (active transport)
How a flu virus invades your body: by binding to membrane proteins
Endocytosis of LDL Cholesterol: to make new membranes
Endosymbiosis ; evolution of mitochondrion and chloroplast
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: symbiotic bacteria to the rescue

Extra credit readings

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