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Stack #119413

cytoplasm everything inside a cell
cytosol the gel-like material that fills the cell
inclusions granular stores of compounds
ribosomes site of protein production
smooth endplasmic reticulum no ribosomes
rough endoplasmic reticulum ribosomes
golgi apparatus shipping and recieving center of the cell
lysosomes contain digestive enzymes and acids to break down organic material
peroxisomes contain enzymes that detoxify free radicals of oxygen
mitochondria energy production
cytoskeleton network of protein fibers that form support to cell and anchor organelles
microfilaments Actin. smallest
intermediate filaments kerotin. middle sized
microtubules tubulin. largest
plasma membrane composed of a greasy phospholipid bilayer
fluid mosaic model human cell fused with mouse cell to show that they will mix
microvilli small projections on the cell surface to increase surface area of the cell
tight junctions almost impermiable layer
desmosomes hold tissues together
gap junctions "communication junctions" cells respond together
isotonic no net movement of water
hypotonic water moves into cell and may cause it to burst
hypertonic water moves out of the cell
osmosis the diffusion of water
active transport requires atp. requires a transport protein
primary active transport uses pumps
vesicular transport transporting large and particulate substances
endocytosis process of importing things
exocytosis process of exporting things
Created by: vojtek