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Biological Problems and SA:V Ratios

APBIO-7XLE38

A researcher studying membrane dynamics fuses two small cuboidal cells together which results in a single larger cell.

Which of the following BEST describes what happens to the cell due to an altered surface area to volume ratio?

A

The cell will have difficulty taking nutrients into the cell but will not have difficulty eliminating wastes.

B

The cell will be able to easily take in and eliminate nutrients and waste materials.

C

The cell will have difficulty taking in and eliminating nutrients and waste materials.

D

The cell will be able to readily take in materials but have difficulty in eliminating waste.