Cell structures

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Cell structures
2013-07-12 17:49:59

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  1. What is the nucleolus function?
    The part of the nucleus that makes the parts needed to build a ribosome
  2. What is the nucleus function?
    Holds the genentic information (DNA) for the cell
  3. What is the endoplasmic reticulum function?
    Aids in the transport of proteins made by ribosomes
  4. What is the mitochondria function?
    Known as the 'powerhouse' of the cell and produces energy to fuel the cell's activities
  5. What is the lysosome function?
    Act as the digestive system inside a cell. They help break down old or unneeded parts of the cell.
  6. What is the centriole function?
    Only found in ANIMAL cells. They help chromosomes move during cell division.
  7. What is the function of the golgi body?
    Aids in the modification, packaging, and distribution of proteins that are made in the cell
  8. What is the function of the cell membrane?
    Monitors and controls entry into and out of the cell.
  9. What is the function of the cytoplasm?
    It is the fluid that fills the cell and where chemical reactions occur
  10. What is the function of flagella?
    Whip-like tails that help bacteria move.
  11. What is the function of cilia?
    Slender, microscopic, hair-like structures that help bacteria move.
  12. What is the region called where the DNA is stored in a cell?
    The nucleoid
  13. What is the function of chloroplasts?
    The food producer of the plant cell. It converts the energy of the sun into sugar.
  14. What is the vacuole?
    A large, fluid-filled space inside the PLANT cell.