The exact function of osteocytes isn't known. Scientists believe they may be involved in several functions, including strengthening bones by responding to muscles working around them. More »

Osteocytes, also known as bone cells, have all the organelles found in other eukaryotic cells, such as a nucleus, mitochondria, cell membrane and endoplasmic reticulum. The major difference is that bone cells do not divi... More »

According to Encyclopædia Britannica, a mature bone cell is called an osteocyte. These cells, which are found in fully formed bone, develop from the bone-forming cells known as osteoblasts. More »

Osteocytes, also known as bone cells, have all the organelles found in other eukaryotic cells, such as a nucleus, mitochondria, cell membrane and endoplasmic reticulum. The major difference is that bone cells do not divi... More »

The main function of the Krebs cycle is energy production, according to the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics Protein Data Bank. The Krebs cycle, also known as the tricarboxylic acid cycle or the citri... More »

Egg cells have adaptations in formation, structure and genetic makeup that enable them to function. Egg cells have similar genetic composition to sperm, but their physical structure and initial formation are unique. More »

Plant cells differ from animal cells in three major ways: their components, their function and the structures they build. Plant cells are typically more rigid than animal cells; they do not move, and they are able to syn... More »