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Cells a basic unit of structure and function in living things.
Function of the cells Processes that enable an organism to stay alive and reproduce
Cell theory Cells are a basic unit of structure and function in living things.
Compound microscope Two lens, one lens magnifies the other lens’ magnification. (convex lens)
Resolution sharpness of an image
Electron Microscope uses a beam of electrons instead of light to produce a magnified image
Organelles tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions
Cell membrane Controls what substances go in and out of the cell
Nucleus The cell’s control center.
Nuclear Envelope protective wall around the nucleus.
Chromatin three strands that contain genetic material that instructs the cell how to grow.
Mitochondria Mitochondria are known as the “powerhouse” of the cells because they convert energy in food molecules to energy the cells can use to carry out its functions.
Endoplasmic Reticulum Carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Ribosomes Factories to produce proteins
Golgi Bodies Receive proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum, package them, and distribute them to other parts of the cell.
Chloroplasts capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell
Vacuoles A large water filled sac, stores food and other materials.
Lysosomes “Cleanup crew” round structures containing chemicals that breakdown materials.
Created by: mazy.moo