Course in Cellular Physiology - Online Certification | Alison

Introduction to Cellular Physiology

Learn more about the physiology of the cell, the laws of nature, and the forces of the Universe with this course.

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This free online biology course will teach you about the cellular physiology of animal cells. In this course, you will learn about ll of the major components of a typical animal cell, the mechanisms behind cell growth and multiplication, how substances move into and out of cells, how energy is processed within the cell, and how and why cells maintain an electrical charge across their membranes called membrane potentials.





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This course begins with an introduction to basic human physiology. You will learn that physiology is the study of the functions of the body at the cellular level. You will look into the levels of function and the relationship between structure and function in the human body, the effects of fundamental laws, concepts, and forces of the Universe, and the processes which distinguish living from nonliving objects. You will also study the laws of nature and the fundamentals of human biology.

You will then study cellular physiology, the major components of a typical animal cell, and the movement of materials into and out of a cell. You will look into the important functions of ATP and ADP in relation to energy, body fluids, the functions and characteristics of water, and homoeostasis. This course will also cover membrane potentials, cell growth and multiplication, epithelial cells and tissues, fibrous connective tissues, and fatty tissues.

Cell physiology is the branch of science that studies the structure and function of individual cells. Our increasing knowledge and understanding of cellular mechanisms and processes have led to great advances in all areas of biology and medicine. Upon the completion of this course, you will gain a better understanding of the structure and function of cells and the mechanisms and processes involved in cell physiology. Enrol in this course and enhance your understanding of cellular physiology today.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to: - Define cellular physiology; - Explain the different levels of function within the human body; - Explain the basic structure and functions of the cell; - and describe the functions and characteristics of several tissue types.


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