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cell structure

functions of a cell structure

plasma membrane protection; controls movement of substances in and out of cell; cell to cell com.
microvilli increases surface area of cell for increased absorbtion and secretion
nucleus control center; DNA within the genes directs cellular activities and cellular structures
nucleolus synthesizes rRNA, assembles rRNA with protein to produce ribosomes
chromatin carries hereditary info in genes and condenses to form chromosomes during cell divisions
cytoplasm area where many components are involved in metabolism
cytosol allows diffison of substances throughout the cell
organelles each organelle has a specific cell function
mitochondria site of aerobic cellular respiration for ATP production
Created by: ampamp12000