- Cell specialsation means division of labour among cells. Each type of cell specialises in a specific funtion.
- Importance of Cell Specialisation
- Cells can perform specific task with greater efficiency.
- Enable multicellular organisms adapt to various environment.
Cell Specialisation in Animal
|Red blood cells||Transport oxygen|
|White blood cells||Destroy microorganisms. Engulf foreign substance in the blood stream.|
|Smooth muscle cells||Contract and release to produce movement|
|Nerve cells||Transmits nerve impulse|
Cell Specialisation in Plant
|Palisade Mesophyll Cells||Carries out photosynthesis|
|Guard Cells||Control the size of the stomata pore to allow gaseous exchange.|
|Xilem||Transport water and mineral salt|
|Phloem||Transport disolved food.|