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TABLE 6-1 Components of the 19 Critical Subsystems of a Cell* 3.2
SUBSYSTEMS WHICH PROCESS MATTER-ENERGY 3.2.1 Ingestor Cell
membrane as a whole or specialized regions such as peristome, cytostome,
gullet; tentacles to hold ...
It also includes Schwann cells, each of which forms a sheath around a neuron.
Schwann cells also lay down the waxy, insulating myelin which surrounds
peripheral neurons. The cell membrane is not visible with the usual light
Materials in solution enter many cells by pinocytosis, a "drinking" process
somewhat like phagocytosis. The cell membrane surrounds part of the fluid
medium, closes into a "pinosome," and migrates toward the interior of the cell.
Cells may take ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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