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Cell Organelle

Cell Wall Outer layer of a plant cell that protects and supports the cell
Cell Membrane Phospholipid bilayer that controls the flow of matter in and out of the cell
Chromatin (Chromosomes/DNA) Uncoiled DNA
Cristae Short finger like projections created by the folding of the mitochondria's inner membrane
Cytoplasm The fluid outside the nucleus other than the organelles
Cytoskeloton Internal framework of the cell made up of microtubuals and filaments
Golgi Apparatus/Body Stores, packs and exports material and proteins made in the cell
Lysosome Vesicles filled with hydrolytic enzymes that help break down food and old structures for recycling and removal
Matrix Fluid in the mitocondria, this fluid contains DNA, ribosomes and enzymes
Nuclear Envelope Contains nuclear pores and controls the passage of materials in and out of the nucleus
Nuclear Pore An opening in the nuclear envelope that allows for the passage of proteins into the nucleus and passage of ribosomal subunits out of the nucleus
Nucleous Control center for cell that contains the DNA that determines the characteristics and metabolic functions of the cell
Organelles Sub-cellular structures surrounded by membranes
Polysomes AKA Polyribosomes are a string of ribosomes translating the same mRNA during protein synthysis
Ribosomes Assemble proteins, can be found on the rough ER or free floating in the cell
Rough ER responsible for the production of proteins
Smooth ER responsible for the productions of lipids
Vacuoles Storage structure normally filled with water and chemicals
Vesicles Small vacuoles used to transport materials
Plasma Membrane AKA cell membrane separates the interior of the cell from the exterior of the cell
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