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Asked in Genetics
Why is cell differentiation necessary for the survival of multicellular organisms?
Cell differentiation is important in multicellular organisms because it ensures that every function required by the body is able to occur. For example, nerve cells are specialised to transmit information, red blood cells are specialised to carry oxygen. (If no cell differentiation occurred in multicellular organisms all cells would be the same and no specialised functions could occur.) ...
Asked in Biology
What is the general process that leads to the differentiation of cells?
The general process that leads to the differentiation of cells is specialization. It is not differentiation, as one would easily think. ...