Brian Cox explains the origin of the mitochondrial symbiotic relationship with the cell. He starts with introducing the nucleus and gives context to the early cell types - prokaryotes and eukaryotes. Brian then explains what scientists believe was the beginning of a symbiotic relationship where a bacteria enters an archaea.
Hank explains the inner workings of a eukaryotic cell and the role of several organelles. He compares the way a cell functions to a city with a fascist government, which he calls "Eukaryopolis."
Key Words: Eukaryote, Prozac, Flagellum, Cilia, Microtubules, Cell Membrane, Cytoplasm, Centrosome, Nucleoplasm, Vesicles