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Why do highly active cells like muscle cells tend to be smaller than less active cells like fat cells?


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This allows improved movement and flexibility, which of course is just what you want in muscle cells.

Shape and size often underlies the way that they are used, so you can often tell from the size and shape the purpose and / or function of a cell.

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