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Cell physiology vs Molecular biology vs Cell Biology?

  1. Jan 23, 2015 #1
    What exactly is the concrete difference between those three?
     
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  3. Jan 23, 2015 #2

    Ryan_m_b

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    Why don't you tell us your understanding of them first? That way we can help you fix any misconceptions or fill in the blanks.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2015 #3
    I am studying molecular biology and my understanding is that it is the study of biological molecules, their interactions and purpose.

    Cell Physiology is something that is about the engineering of the cell, basically study of biological cells.
    Cell biology, inner working of the cells, and all their systems.. same as cell physiology as far as I can tell?
     
  5. Jan 23, 2015 #4

    Andy Resnick

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    The way I explain it is:

    Physiology = function
    Anatomy = structure.

    This applies to all biological systems, from cell to organism.
     
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