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Organelles and their functions

Cell wall Found in plant cells only. Made of cellulose to give the plant structure and support.
Cell membrane Semi-permeable membrane that regulates the flow of materials to and from the cell.
Cytoplasm Fluid-like material between the cell membrane and the nucleus. It holds the cell organelles in place.
Nucleus The control center for the cell. Contains heriditary material(DNA).
Ribisome Where protein synthesis occurs (proteins are made here). They may float free within the cell or attached to the endoplasmic reticulum.
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Transports, stores and makes materials within the cell. The highway for cell transport.
Gogi Body or apparatus Located near the nucleus, synthesizes (makes), packages and secretes cellular products
Mitochondria "The powerhouse of the cell" Carries on cellular respiration.
Chloroplast Green in color, found only in plants, and the site of photosynthesis.
Vacuole Stores food ,water and waste
Lysosome A digestive enzyme that breaks down worn out cell organelles. Cleans up the cell
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