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Cell type



A cell type is a distinct morphological or functional form of cell. When a cell switches state from one cell type to another, it undergoes cellular differentiation.

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Animals

Humans

Different cell types react differently to external stimuli. For instance, the function of PKA differs from cell type to cell type. Calcium, too, has specific cell type actions in humans.

For complete list:List of distinct cell types in the adult human body

A partial list of cell types includes:

Plants

A partial list of cell types includes:

 
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