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Cell Parts

functions of cell parts

Present in ONLY eukaryotic cells like plants, animals, and fungi? it contains the DNA, which controls the functions of the cell and production of proteins. nucleus
Controls what comes into and out of a cell;found in plant and animal cells. gate keeper cell membrane
Ridged outer layer of a plant cell. I'm a brick wall. cell wall
Gel-like fluid where the organelles are found. Sail through my plasma. cytoplasm
Produces the energy a cell needs to carry out its functions. It's a "mighty" power house. mitochondria
Uses chemicals to break down food and worn out cell parts. It cleans things up like "Lysol". lysosomes
Stores water, food, waste, and other materials. I store anything - hint vacuum bags Vacuoles
Receives proteins & materials from the ER, packages them, & distributes them. I'm a GOLden packer. golgi bodies
Captures energy from the sunlight and uses it to produce food in a plant cell. make me something sweet to eat! chloroplasts
Has passageways that carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another. I'm a transportER. endoplasmic reticulum
Assembles amino acids to create proteins. I make "some" nice proteins. ribosomes
Found inside the nucleus and produces ribosomes. The brain of the brain. nucleolus
Tiny strands inside the nucleus that contain the instructions for directing the cell's functions. chromatin
A molecule that carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses. DNA
A small sac that surrounds material to be moved into or out of a cell. it also moves materials inside the cell. vesicles
Created by: kerrymorris