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Organelle Review

Cells All organisms are made of this
Prokaryotic Has no nucleus, mainly bacteria
Eukaryotic Has a nucleus, more complex
Plant cells Cell walls are only found in this cell
Nucleus Only in eukaryotes, contains DNA
Ribosomes where protein synthesis is located
Mitochondria Cellular respiration is located here
Cytoplasm Good substance found in all cells
Vesicles "Mail men," small membrane bound sacs that transport materials around cell and to cell membrane
Vacuole "warehouse," stores food, water, waste; larger in plant cells
Lysosome breaks down larger food molecules into smaller molecules; digests old cell parts
Endoplasmic Reticulum "Cell highway", transports goods and materials throughout the cell
Golgi Body "Quality control", fixes or changes proteins made by the cell
Cytoskeleton Gives the cell shape
Cell wall Gives support and protection to cell; only in plant cells,rigid outer layer of the plant cell that adds structure and protects
Cell Membrane "Border control", controls what comes in and out of the cell; maintains homeostasis,In both plant AND animal cells; allows things to enter or exit the cell
Chloroplasts Where photosynthesis occurs; in plant cells only
Created by: Maddie Bane
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