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Cells Review

Cell theory , people, cell organelles

nucleus controls the cell's activities ; holds DNA
nucleolus makes ribsosomes within the nucleus
lysosome has digestive enzymes for dissolving worn-out cell parts, food particles and foreign invaders
Rough ER part of endoplasmic reticulum that makes proteins
Smooth ER part of endoplasmic reticulum that makes lipids and detoxes the cell
cell membrane selectively allows particles to move into and out of the cell
vacuole used for storage ; much larger in plant cells
cell wall provides rigid support and structure only for plant cells
mitochondria provides energy (ATP) to the cell
golgi modifies, processes, packages and transports proteins
chloroplast only in plant cells ; contains chlorophyll ; carries out photosynthesis
centriole only in animal cells ; helps separate chromosomes during cell division
ribosome can be free or attached to rough ER ; makes proteins
cell theory states that all cells come from existing cells, cells are the building blocks of life & all organisms are made of cells
Virchow discovered that all cells come from other cells
Schleiden discovered that plants are made of cells
Schwann discovered that animals are made of cells
Hooke looked at slices of cork under microscope ; gave us the term "cells"
Leeuwenhoek first to see living cells under microscope (uniceellular organisms)
prokaryotic cell without a nucleus or membrane bound organelles ex. bacteria
eukaryotic cell with a nucleus and membrane bound organelles ex. plant and animal
cytoplasm fluid that fills the cell and holds the organelles
Created by: cadetjt



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