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Bio Vocab 6

Bio Vocab 6 Cell Basics and Organelles

cell basic unit of life
nucleus controls cell activities and stores genetic info
nucleolus dark center of nucleus, makes ribosomes
cytoplasm jelly like substance, holds organelles
chloroplast takes in sunlight and water to produce glucose
mitochondria takes in oxygen and food to produce cellular energy, ATP
rough endoplasmic reticulum site of protein synthesis
smooth endoplasmic reticulumc produces lipids for membrane and detoxifies cell
golgi apparatus modifies, packages, and sorts macromolecules
vacuole stores water, carbohydrates, and salts
lysosome removes dead bacteria, recycles, & cleans cell
ribosome synthesizes(builds) protein
eukaryote a cell with a nucleus and advanced organelles
prokaryote a cell with no nucleus and simple organelles
cell membrane regulates what enters and leaves the cell
virus not a cell, made of nucleic acid and protein coat
semi-permeable some things can get through and others can not
organelle a specialized structure in cells that separates chemical reactions.
Created by: alegonzalez



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