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Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues

Mario Ricci, Rachel Gibson, Sophie Karanicolas, The University of Adelaide

5 mins

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The University of Adelaide provides a beginner's introduction to human biology, guiding us through the structure and function of the human cell and the four main types of body tissue.

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Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues

Essential Human Biology: Cells and Tissues

by Mario Ricci

Overview

The cell is the building block of all organisms, including ourselves, and its inner-workings are much more complex than we may realize.

This course from the University of Adelaide provides a wide overview of human cells and tissues. Using video lectures, faculty members from the health and medical sciences program explain cell structure and function, as well as the body's four main tissue types.

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My office is the central focal point of my working life, just like the nucleus is the central focal point of a cell. In my office, huge amounts of information are stored in my books and computer. In a cell, all genetic information is stored in DNA molecules inside the nucleus.

- Mario Ricci, professor at The University of Adelaide

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