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cells
the basic, smallest structural and
fucntional unit of all organisms
cells 3 major regions
nucleus, cytoplasm
plasma membrane
organelle
metabolic machinery of cell
"small organ"
cells common
functions
maintain boundries,metablize,
digest nutrients, dispose waste,
grow, reproduce and respond
nucleus
control center of
cell
chromatin
genetic material throughout
the nucleus in threadlike
form
chromosomes
darkly staining rodlike bodies
when cells is dividing to form
daughter cells
nucleoli
1 or more round bodies in
nucleus primarily proteins
and rna. protein sythesizing
factories
nuclear envelope
double layered porous
membrane circling nucleus
plasma membrane
separates cell contents
from the surounding enviroment
main structures are phospholipids
(fats) and protein
selective permeability
property of membrane to
allow and restrict the passage
of certain substances
active transport
cell must provide energy
ATP to power transport process
passive transport
process driven by concentration
or pressure differences
microvilli
minute fingerlike projections
or folds
cytoplasm
cell contents outside the
nucleus. site for most
activities of cell
cytosol
cytoplasmic fluid
material
inclusions
various other substances and
structures in cytoplasm (stored
food pigment granules) not
part of active metabolic machinery
cells life cycle
2 stages interphase
and cell division
mitosis
nuclear division
cytokinesis
division of cytoplasm
binucleate or
multinucleated
cells
cytoplasmin division
does not occur