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PBSC-BSC-A Tour of the Cell

The large space inside plant cells where water and glucose are stored. Central Vacuole
The organelle which houses the DNA (chromosomes) . The Nucleus
The organelle which is the site of protein synthesis. The Ribosome
The infolding of the membrane inside a mitochondria which increases surface area is known as _______. Cristae
The oganelle which is the site of aerobic respiration - also known as the "powerhouse" of the cell. The Mitochondria
The series of membranes which functions to transport and package proteins but do not have ribosomes on the surface. The Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
Organelles known as "digestive sacs". Lysosomes
The organelle which is the site of photosynthesis in plants. The Chloroplast
The organelle which functions to transport and package proteins after they are made. It is dotted with ribosomes. The Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum (RER)
The framework inside a cell which keeps it from collapsing in on itself. The Cytoskeleton
The fluid portion of the nucleus. The Nucleoplasm
The complex cell type which contains organelles. Eukaryotic
The simple cell type, which does not contain organelles. Prokaryotic
The rigid outer covering outside the plasma membrane which is found in plant cells. The Cell Wall
3 examples of cytoskeletal components: Microtubules, Microfilaments, Intermediate Filaments
The organelle which functions as the final site for processing of proteins. Golgi Apparatus (Body)
The double lipid bilayer which defines the nucleus. The Nuclear Membrane
Chromsomes are composed of _______ + _______. DNA + Proteins
The dark mass inside the nucleus which is the site of ribosomal subunit assembly. The Nucleolus