Animal cells are eukaryotic cells, or cells that contain a membrane-bound nucleus. The nucleus holds the DNA of the cell that provides the cell with instructions for life. More » Science Biology Cells

Human muscle cells, fungi and some bacteria undergo lactic acid fermentation, while yeast cells undergo alcoholic fermentation. Both processes take place in the cells' cytoplasm. More » Science Biology Cells

Somatic cells go through the process of mitosis. The Genetics Home Reference website defines a somatic cell as any cell that is not an egg cell or sperm cell. More » Science Biology Cells
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