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bio structures

Functions of different organelles

Plasma membrane aka Cell Membrane Regulates what goes in and out of a cell. It is semi-permeable
Cytoplasm Gel like fluid that allows cell structures to communicate with each other
Ribosome Synthesizes proteins
cell wall Provides protection and support. Makes the cell rigid
nucleus Control center of the cell and holds the DNA in Eukaryota cells
Mitochondria Responsible for cellular respiration
Chloroplast responsible for photosynthesis
Vacuole Stores stuff like, food, water, gases, nutrients and waste
Golgi bodies Modifies, sorts, packages and gets material ready to be shipped
Endoplasmic Reticulum Assembles cell membrane and exports protein and other molecules
Lysosome Responsible for intracellular digestion.
Centriole Found in animal cells and is important for cell division
prokaryotes simple, has no nuclues, smaller in size, and is in the Archaebacteria & Eubacteria kingdoms
Eukaryotes complex, large in size, has a nucleus
Created by: sarah.endrws