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cell parts and function
Controls the cell.
Makes ribosomes, maybe more than one in a cell, found in the nucleus.
Determines what traits a living thing will have, passes information from parent to offspring
Gives the cell shape, holds the cytoplasm, and controls what moves into and out of the cell
most of the cell's chemical reactions take place there
Liquid-filled, may store food, water, minerals, or wastes. In plants it takes up a lot of space. There maybe more than one.
Produce energy when food is broken down, often called the "powerhouse of the cell".
flat stacks, packages and transfers infomation from cell.
Where proteins are made, and often connected to the endoplasmic reticulum
The "transportation system" in the cell,connects the nuclear membrane with the cell
Found only in animal cells, is used in cell reproduction to help the chromosomes arrange before cell division.
Found only in plant cells. Forms a thick outer covering outside the cell membrane, gives the plant support and shape.
Found only in plant cells. Found in the cytoplasm of green plant cells, contain chlorophyll, traps the energy from light, and is where photosynthesis takes place.
digests food particles with enzymes, pinched of pieces of golgi apparatus