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Eukaryotic Cells

What is the function of the cell wall? to give support to a cell
What are the cell walls of plants and algae made of? cellulose and other materials
What are the cell walls of fungi made of? chitin or a chemical similar to chitin
What is a cell membrane? a protective layer that encloses the cell and separates the cell's contents from the cell's environment
What are three types of compounds contained in the cell membrane? lipids, phospholipids and proteins
What 2 substances control the movement of materials into and out of the cell? proteins and lipids
What is a cytoskeleton? a web of proteins in the cytoplasm
What are the 2 functions of the cytoskeleton? to keep the cell's membrane from collapsing and to help organelles move
What are the functions of proteins in a cell for? to cover the nucleus
What is the genetic material contained inside a cell's nucleus? DNA
What is the nucleolus? a dark area of the nucleus that stores materials and begins to make ribosomes
What are organelles that make proteins? ribosomes
What are proteins made of? amino acids
What is the endoplasmic reticulum or ER? a system of folded membranes in which proteins, lipids and other materials are made
What are two forms of endoplasmic reticulum or ER? smooth and rough
What function does a mitochondrion perform? it breaks down sugar to produce energy
What is mitochondria? the site of cellular respiration
What substance is the energy produced in mitochondria stored? ATP
What types of cells are chloroplasts found in? plants and algae
What process happens inside a chloroplast? photosynthesis
Why are chloroplasts green? they contain chlorophyll
What is the function of the Golgi complex? to package and deliver proteins
What is a vesicle? a small sac that surrounds material to be moved into or out of a cell
What is a lysosome? a vesicle responsible for digestion inside a cell
What is the function of lysosomes? to destroy worn-out or damaged organelles, get rid of waste materials and protect the cell from foreign invaders
Created by: ndmsteach