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study guide #3

cells and their functions chapter 3

what is the study of cell? cytology
cells the basic unit of all life, with all characteristics of life
plasma membrane the outer layer of the cell, encloses cell contents and participates in other cellular activitys such as :growth, reproduction, and communication between cells. most important it regulates what can enter and leave the cell.
nucleus largest of the "orgenelles"..controll center of cell, due to containing chromosomes
chromosomes thread like units of heredity passed on from parents to ther children.
cytoplasm remaining organelles is a part. its material that fills up the cell from the nuclear membrane to the plasma membrane
cytosol liquid part of cytoplasm
mitochondria large orgenelles with internal folded membranes;convert energy from nutrients into ATP
golgi apparatus layers of the membrane;makes protiens,sorts and prepares the compounded protiens for transports to other cells
Created by: limelight11