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Invented the first microscope and was the first to observe and name the small units that make up organisms.
He was able to clearly see living cells when observing the scrapings from his teeth.
Is the “filling” of the cell and is made of up to 90% water. Water provides the necessary environment for all the chemical reactions the cell needs.
Organelles that are the site of protein synthesis.
Forms the barrier to separate inside the cell from the outside environment.
Molecule with directions to control the cell.
Surrounds the chromosomes for additional protection; is made of a phospholipid bilayer.
Site of cellular respiration which produces cell
Store food, waste or water to be used inside the cell or excreted from the cell.
Contain digestive enzymes which digest food contained in vacuoles as well as old or damaged cell parts.
A series of interconnected folded membranes that function in modifying (changing) proteins, detoxification of alcohols, and communication.
Packages materials for export from cells.
Organelles full of chlorophyll that are the site of photosynthesis which produces sugars.
Provides extra support, protection, and shape for the cell; found
outside the cell membrane and made of cellulose.
Organelle that helps with cell division in animal cells.