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Honors Biology Cells

cell Membrane bound organism that is the most basic unit of life
Cell membrane the lipid bilayer that controls what goes in and out of a cell
cell theory This says that 1. all living things are made of cells, 2. cells are the basic unit of structure and function and 3. cells only come from other cells.
Cell wall the rigid structure that provides support for plant cells
cytoplasm the jelly- like fluid throughout the cell
Eukaryote Cell that contains a Nucleus and membrane bound organelles
prokaryote cell that contains no nucleus
Golgi body A system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell
lysosomes an organelle containing digestive enzymes
mitochondria the powerhouse in the cell in which it produces ATP energy through the process of cellular respiration
Nucleus The organelle that contains DNA and controls processes of the cell
Ribosome Organelle that makes proteins and code for DNA
Vacuole stores water and nutrients in cells
vesicle A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell.
Endoplasmic Reticulum an internal membrane system in which components of cell membrane and some proteins are constructed
rough ER associated with ribosomes
smooth ER free from ribosomes
Created by: Jack Cusick
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