Cell Biology Questions

These questions are not intended to test your knowledge, but rather to stimulate your curiosity and to help you understand the kinds of questions researchers are investigating.

  1. What is a cell?
  2. How many cells do we have?
  3. Do all cells look the same?
  4. What does a cell do?
  5. Do cells talk (communicatewith each other?
  6. What are essential components in a cell?
  7. How does one cell divide into two cells?
  8. Does a cell always have two daughter cells (possible to have only , or have  or more)?
  9. How does a cell know when to divide?
  10. What controls cell division?
  11. What are cellular components and where are they located?
  12. How do cellular components interact with each other?
  13. In what sequence do cellular components interact with each other?
  14. Does the interaction sequence among cellular components matter during a cell division?
  15. What are the functions of the different cellular components?
  16. How, what and when are cellular components regulated inside a cell?