Table of Contents
Introduction to Lives of Cells
This chapter is the introduction to the Lives of Cells unit of the Human Biology Book.
Building Blocks of Life
This chapter focuses on the basic function of cells, and the organization of organisms.
Cell Parts and Their Functions
This chapter discusses the structure of cells including the plasma membrane, cytoplasm, and organelles.
This chapter discusses some of a cell's responses to its environment, such as cell transport and enzymes as catalysts. The cell cycle is also explained, both meiosis and mitosis are addressed.
DNA and the Genetic Code
This chapter discusses the structure and replication of DNA. Transcription and protein synthesis are also addressed.
The Health of Cells
This chapter focuses on the health of cells. These issues include: mutations, genetic disorders, and cancer.
Lives of Cells Glossary
This is the glossary for the Human Biology unit on the Lives of Cells.
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