How much dna is in the average human cell?

Answer According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, human cells contain both deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA). The average human cell contains 24 DNA molecules. Ce... Read More »

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How many telomeres are there at birth in the average human cell?

Telomeres are the end caps of DNA. Each human cell contains 46 chromosomes, so in total there are 92 of these end caps. Each telomere contains many repeats of a short sequence that is six "letters"... Read More »

How long is the cell cycle of a human liver cell?

The main functional cells of the human liver are known as hepatocytes and comprise 80 percent of the liver mass. These cells have an average cell-cycle span of five months and continually regenera... Read More »

Is a plant cell smaller than a human cell?

As a rule, plant cells are bigger than human cells. Most human cells fall between 10 and 30 microns in diameter, while plant cells range from 10 to 100 microns in diameter and some are much larger.... Read More »

How big is a human egg cell?

According to Ann A. Kiessling of the Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation, a human egg is approximately 110 to 120 microns in diameter. It is 250 times larger than a white blood cell, and under th... Read More »