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Unit II: The Cell

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  • Unit 2: Students will gain solid understanding of the structures, functions, and processes of the most basic unit of life: the cell.

    Thumbnail: A diagram of a typical prokaryotic cell. (Public Domain; LadyofHats).

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    • Connie Rye (East Mississippi Community College), Robert Wise (University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh), Vladimir Jurukovski (Suffolk County Community College), Jean DeSaix (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Jung Choi (Georgia Institute of Technology), Yael Avissar (Rhode Island College) among other contributing authors. Original content by OpenStax (CC BY 4.0; Download for free at

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