Essay on Typical Cell
5 pages (1250 words)
The cell is the simplest and smallest basic unit of animals and plants. Some organisms are unicellular, that is, consisting of a single cell like the bacteria, while others are multi-cellular, incorporating many cells, like humans (Miller, 2010:23). Each cell operates in a world of its own, taking in nutrients, converting nutrients to energy, performing their functions, and reproducing as necessary.