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Typical
human
cell
Mitochondrion
Lysosome
Ribosome
Plasma
membrane
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Hydrogen
atom
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Figure 3–2
Typical sizes of cell structures, plotted on a logarithmic scale.
Rough
endoplasmic
reticulum
Nucleus
Nuclear
envelope
Mitochondria
Lysosomes
Golgi apparatus
Smooth
endoplasmic
reticulum
Figure 3–3
Electron micrograph of a thin section through a portion of a rat liver cell.
From K. R. Porter in T. W. Goodwin and O. Lindberg (eds.),
Biological Structure and Function,
vol. I, Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1961.
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