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Name some specialised cells.

Palisade leaf cells, guard cells, red blood cells, sperm and egg cells.

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What are red blood cells adapted for?

Carrying oxygen.

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What are palisade leaf cells adapted to?

Photosynthesis.

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What are guard cells adapted for?

Opening and closing the stomata.

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What are the sperm and egg cells adapted to?

Reproduction.

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How are red blood cells adapted to carrying oxygen?

Large surface area, filled with haemoglobin, which absorb oxygen, and no nucleus for extra space.