In this module we move from the gene to the single cell which is the start of all living things. 

In this module you will learn:

  • the components of cells
  • the difference between procaryotes and eucaryotes
  • how animal and plant cells are different
  • the evolution of eucaryotes


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"The electron tomogram of a complete yeast cell reveals the cellular architecture. It shows plasma membrane, microtubules and light vacuoles (green), nucleus, dark vacuoles and dark vesicles (gold), mitochondria and large dark vesicles (blue) and light vesicles (pink)."