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  • Article: Building Blocks of Life
  • Author(s): Shyamala Iyer
  • Publisher: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: September 24, 2009
  • Date accessed: September 1, 2017
  • Link: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/building-blocks-life
APA Style
Shyamala Iyer. (2009, September 24). Building Blocks of Life. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved September 1, 2017 from http://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/building-blocks-life
American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
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Shyamala Iyer. "Building Blocks of Life." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 24 September 2009. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/building-blocks-life.
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Shyamala Iyer. "Building Blocks of Life." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 24 Sep 2009. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 1 Sep 2017. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/explore/building-blocks-life
Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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Cyperus alternifolius crossection under microscope

Looking inside an umbrella plant leaf (Cyperus alternifolius) it is easy to see cells can be different shapes and sizes.


Take a closer look inside of animal, plant, and bacteria cells with our cell viewer simulation.

Read this story in: Nederlands | Français | Magyar | Italiano | Português | Español |

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Be part of Ask A Biologist

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