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Cell parts and their functions

Ribosomes Makes proteins (cellular products)
Endoplasmic Reticulum an arganelle that is made of folded membranes and assembles proteins and parts of the cell membrane
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Transports proteins
Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Makes lipids (fats - to store energy) and breaks down toxins
Golgi Complex Modifies proteins and packages and sends them where they need to go
Vacuole a vesicle that stores and transport water
Large central vacuole Stores water and maintains cell size and shape - Plant Cell Only
Chloroplast Photosynthesis occurs here to convert sunlight into food - Plant Cell Only
Lysosome digests and eats waste materials, organelles and foreign invaders.
Cell Membrane acts as a barrier and controls what enters and exits the cell.
Cell Wall Provides support and protection to the cell - Plant Cell Only (also part of bacteria, fungi and Archaeal cells)
Cytoplasm Fluid inside a cell that contains all of the organelles inside of the cell.
Nucleus Contains the cells DNA, controls the cell and tells the cell what to do or make
Cytoskeleton Gives shape and support to cells, assists with cell division and movement of cells
Mitochondria Makes ATP or Cell Energy; Where cellular respiration occurs to convert food into the energy that is required to power all cellular processes.
Vesicle transports substances where they need to go in the cell
Nucleolus Makes ribosomes
Created by: amy.jensen



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