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"If you are not part of the solution, you are part of the precipitate." - Anon.

Supplementary videos
Plasma membrane: fluid mosaic model
Pancreas, glucose, and liver: role of insulin receptors
Action of epinephrine (adrenaline): role of beta-adrenergic receptors, diffusion, ATP, glycogen, glucose
Mitochondrial DNA: tracing human ancestry
Chloroplasts in Elodea: streaming
Cytoskeleton diversity: microtubules
Cell crawling: neutrophil on the chase
Cell crawling: fibroblasts on the loose
Organelle movement along microtubule: kinesin walking, powered by ADP/ATP
Can we drink seawater?
Sodium Potassium Pump: maintains resting potential in neurons
Amoeba eats two paramecia: by endocytosis
How a flu virus invades your body: by binding to membrane proteins
Endocytosis of LDL Cholesterol: to make new membranes, via vesicles and endosomes
Endosymbiosis: evolution of E.R., nucleus, mitochondrion and chloroplast
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: symbiotic bacteria to the rescue

Extra credit readings

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