Specialised Cells Essay

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1. Red blood cells. the function of this cell is to carry oxygen.
Special features are:
It has a large surface area to carry oxygen through.
Contains haemoglobin, which joins with oxygen.
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/r
evision/4/)

2. Sperm cell
The function of a sperm cell is to reach the female cell and join with it. Special features: It has long tail for swimming also it has a head for getting into female cells.
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/revision/
4/)

3. Goblet cells are long, slender cells found in most human organs that are almost entirely responsible for the production of mucus.

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/revision/
4/)

4.

guard cell: To open and close the stomata depending on the conditions.

(http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/add_ocr_gateway/green_world/leavesrev1.s html) 5. Egg cell:

Its function is to join with male cell, and then to provide food for the new cell that's been formed. Its special features are: large and contains lots of cytoplasm.
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/r
evision/4/)

6. Root hair cell :
To absorb water and minerals. Its special feature is it has a large surface area.
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/organisms_behaviour_health/cells_systems/revision/
4/)

7. Nerve cell ther. function of a nerve cell is to transmit messages from one part of the body to anothe nerve impulses: electrical signals carrying messages.
(http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/nervecellsandnerves/nerve_cells_and…