It's A Vibrant Entity; Assumming It's Alive...

a: Eukaryotic cell ~
b: a teeming metropolis

What: "In many ways, the interior of a eukaryotic cell is like a teeming metropolis. The nucleus, which is the repository of genetic information, mirrors the city hall, being a seat of legislative power while also doubling as the public library. The mitochondrion, which generates most of the cell's supply of fuel (ATP) is the power-station of the city, while the Golgi apparatus that is responsible for packaging and processing proteins and lipids functions as the post-office." and so on......

Writer: Ajay Gopinathan
Date: May 7 2013 12:12 PM

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