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Cell Part/Function

Designed to help with your knowledge base of cells and organelles.

Vacuole Stores water. Large in plants, small in animals.
Mitochondria Synthesizes cellular energy (ATP).
Nucleus Control center of the cell. The brain. Makes DNA and RNA.
Nucleolus Makes ribosomes.
Cytoplasm Jelly-like substance that holds organelles in place.
Centrioles In animal cells only. Help in cell division.
Ribosomes Make proteins. Can be free floating or attached to rough ER.
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum Transports proteins. Ribosomes embedded here make proteins.
Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Synthesizes lipids.
Lysosomes Garbage Disposal of cell. Destroys cell waste and broken organelles.
Chloroplast In plants and protists only. Green. Create carbohydrates (sugars) from sunlight.
Cell Wall NOT IN ANIMALS. Protection for the cell and give rigid structure.
Eukaryotic HAS a nucleus and membrane bound organelles.
Prokaryotic Does not have a nucleus or membrane organelles.
Bacteria are this type of cell. Prokaryotic
Animals, Plants, Protists, and Fungi are this type of cell. Eukaryotic
Golgi Bodies (Apparatus) Fed Ex. Packages and ships proteins.
Cell membrane Controls what enters and exits the cell. Semi-permiable.
Semi-permiable Some things can move in and out easily, others can't. (Ex. Window screen)
Prokaryotic cells and ALL Eukaryotic cells have these in common. Genetic information (DNA), ribosomes, cell (plasma) membrane, cytoplasm
Created by: kpartin