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    Hi i wonder if anyone could help me with my biology homework i have to find out the size of a skin cell. Tried looking on the interent but im just getting stuff about skin cancer. Any help is much appricated!
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    Hi i wonder if anyone could help me with my biology homework i have to find out the size of a skin cell. Tried looking on the interent but im just getting stuff about skin cancer. Any help is much appricated!
    Um - at a guess, maybe a diameter of 50um (micrometres) many (but not all!) animal cells tend to range from about 10um - 100um in diameter
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    thanks for your help
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    Do you have any idea what kind of skin cell? Keratinocytes are the cells that make the tough layer that protects your skin and are the predominant cell-type in the epidermis, and they seem to be about 11um to 12um in diameter, so quite small!
 
 
 
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