Cell structure and Cellular Metabolism

Cells are the simplest and most basic unit of life. So, if we dismantle an organism down to its cellular level, the lowest autonomous component we'd find is the cell. Individual components with specialised activities that are required to carry out life's functions make up the cell structure. The cell wall, cell membrane, cytoplasm, nucleus, and cell organelles are among these components.

In all living species, cellular metabolism is critical because adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is required for practically every cellular action, not only as a primary energy currency but also as a signalling molecule. The metabolism of cells is complicated, with thousands of genes, proteins, and metabolites. These molecules are part of a biological reaction network. These reactions involve a variety of metabolites, and they all work together to produce and recycle ingredients for cell maintenance and growth, as well as signalling molecules, waste products, and compounds that influence the growth of surrounding organisms.

  • Cell Nucleus
  • Chromosomes and Gene Expression
  • The Cytoskeleton and Cell Motility
  • Cell Adhesion and The Extracellular Matrix
  • Cell Growth, Differentiation and Death
  • Signal Transduction
  • The Protein Life Cycle
  • Membrane Traffic and Organelles
  • Cellular Metabolism
  • Cell Biology