Largest and smallest cells

Ian Mc i.mcfarlane at icrf.icnet.uk
Mon Mar 1 07:21:39 EST 1999


Do erythrocytes and platelets count as cells? As they are only really
parts of bigger cells and are anucleate. Resting B or T cells should be
pretty small. Any other tries?

Ian Mc


In article <obrien-2802990101010001 at zolot02.med.upenn.edu>,
obrien at pharm.med.upenn.edu (Peter O'Brien) wrote:

> In article <199902230253.SAA27186 at net.bio.net>, jaymone at PAONLINE.COM (Jay
> and Nancy Mone) wrote:
> 
> @->-Im not completely sure, but I think nerve cells are the largest cells in 
> @->-the body (eg the sciatic nerve which extends the length of the leg).  My 
> @->-guess for the smallest cell would be erythrocytes, if you don't count 
> @->-sperm (gametes).
> @->-
> @->-Jay Mone'
> 
> Blood platelets.



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