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brianna life science

Life Science 2&3

Cell? Basic units of structure and function in living things
Microscope? to be able to look at very small objects that made it possible for people to discover and learn about cells.
Cell Theory? Schleiden, Schwann, & Virchow helped develop this. States: All living things are composed of cells Cells are very basic units of structure and functions in living things. All cells are produced from other cells
Organelle? Tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions within the cell.
Cell Wall? Rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms,
Cell Membrane? After Cell Wall//Controls what substances come into and out of a cell.
Cytoplasm? After the Nucleus// Region between the cell membrane and the nucleus// where many cell organelles are found// gel like fluid
Mitochodria? rod shaped structures// known as the powerhouses of the cell because they convert energy in food molecules to energy the cell can use to carry out functions
Endoplasmic Retulum? Maze of passageways// passways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Ribosome? Function as factories to produce proteins.
Golgi Bodies? recieve proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum, package them, and distibuute them to other parts.
Chloroplasts? Capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell.
Vacoles? Storage areas of cells.
Lysomes? small round structures containing chemicals that break down certain materials in the cell.
Created by: Annafri