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Cell Bio - Cells

Topic 1 - cell structure and function

What is the function of the cell membrane? Controls what molecules enter and exit the cell
What is the function of the nucleus? Controls all cell activities
What is the function of the cytoplasm? Where chemical reactions occur
What is the function of the ribosome? Site of protein synthesis
What is the function of the mitochondria? Site of aerobic respiration
What is the function of the cell wall? Supports the cell
What is the function of the vacuole? Stores cell sap
What is the function of the chloroplast? Site of photosynthesis
What is the function of the plasmid? Extra circular piece of DNA
Which 5 structures would you find in an animal cell? Cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm, ribosome, mitochondria
Which 3 structures would you find in a plant leaf cell but not in an animal cell? Cell wall, vacuole, chloroplast
Which type of cell would you find a plasmid in? Bacterial
Which structure could you find in a plant cell but not in a yeast/fungal cell? Chloroplast
Which structure would be found in plant leaves but not in plant roots? Chloroplast
What substance is the plant cell wall made from? Cellulose
Created by: belmontacademy
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