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CB - Cell structure

Cell Biology - Topic 1 - Cell structure and function

What 5 structures are found in an animal cell? nucleus, cytoplasm, cell membrane, ribosomes, mitochondria
What structure is found in plant cells but not in yeast cells? chloroplasts
What is the function of the nucleus? controls all cell activity
What is the function of the cell membrane? controls the entry and exit of substances in and out of the cell
What is the function of the cytoplasm? site of chemical reactions
What is the function of the mitochondria? site of aerobic respiration
What is the function of the ribosomes? site of protein synthesis
What is the function of the vacuole? stores cell sap
What is the function of the chloroplast? make food by photosynthesis
What is the function of the cell wall? provides support for the cell
What is the circular piece of DNA called that's only found in bacterial cells? plasmid
In which cell type(s) are mitochondria NOT found? bacterial
In which cell type(s) are ribosomes found? animal, plant, fungal, bacterial
In which cell type(s) are cell walls NOT found? animal
In which cell type(s) are vacuoles found? plant, fungal
In which cell type(s) is a nucleus found? animal, plant, fungal
What is the function of a plasmid? To exchange genetic material with other bacteria.
What is the cell wall made of in plant cells? Cellulose
If a cell produces large quantities of energy, which cell structure would it have a lot of? Mitochondria (as they produce energy through aerobic respiration)
Which cell structure does a palisade mesophyll cell have that a root hair cell does not? Chloroplasts
Created by: StNiniansHS
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