THE CELL

THE CELL Definition of a Cell The cell is defined as the structural and functional unit of a living organism. Also, the cell is the simplest, the smallest and basic unit of life. All living things (plants and animals) are... Read more

The Microscope: Types, Parts and Functions

The Microscope   Definition: The microscope is an instrument used in the laboratory to observe tiny structures of living organisms which cannot be seen or observed by the naked eyes. Organisms that can only be seen with the aid of... Read more

FORMS IN WHICH LIVING CELLS EXIST

FORMS IN WHICH LIVING CELLS EXIST There are four forms in which living cells exist. These are: (1) As Independent or Single and Free- living Organisms: Independent and free-living organisms are organisms which possess only one cell and are capable... Read more

Structures of Plant and Animal Cells and Functions

Structures of Plant and Animal Cells and Functions of Their Components Structure of the cell: The structure of plant cell and animal cell can fully be understood through the use of microscope. The cell is composed of protoplasm which can... Read more

SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANT CELL AND ANIMAL CELL.

SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PLANT CELL AND ANIMAL CELL. Similarities: Both plants and animal’s cells have in common the following organelles: (i) Golgi bodies (ii) Nucleus (iii) Mitochondria (iv) Cytoplasm (v) Chromosomes (vi) Endoplasmic reticulum (vii) Nucleolus (viii) Ribosome (ix)... Read more