Paul Andersen gives you a brief introduction to the cell membrane. He starts by describing amphipathic nature of a phospholipid and how it assembles into a membrane. He gives an overview of the fluid mosaic model inside cells. He also discusses the movement of material across a membrane and the role of proteins in movement and function.
Paul Andersen takes you on a tour of the cell. He starts by explaining the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. He also explains why cells are small but not infinitely small. He also explains how the organelles work together in a similar fashion
Paul Andersen explains how eukaryotic cells use compartmentalization to increase the surface area and level of specialization within the cell. Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells are compared and contrasted. The role of both the mitochodria and endoplasmic reticulum are discussed.