June 19, 2016

Biology: The importance of water to the function of cells

  • water makes up 2/3 of human body.
  • most chemical reactions that take place in cells can occur only when substances are dissolved in water.
  • without water, most chemical reactions within cells should not take place.
  • water molecules take part in many chemical reactions in cells.
  • water helps cells keep their size and shape.
  • water helps the temperature of a cell to stay the same.

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