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Cell membrane
STRUCTURE: has pores, receptor proteins, outside cell
FUNCTION: protects cell, allows only certain things through
Cytoplasm
STRUCTURE: "soup" all organelles float in it
FUNCTION: most of cellular metabolism, contains mostly enzymes and water
DNA
STRUCTURE: in nucleus
FUNCTION: genetic info from parents, copied and put in all cells
Nucleolus
STRUCTURE: in nucleus
FUNCTION: produces ribosomes
Chloroplasts
STRUCTURE: fluid, stacks of disks, chlorophyll
FUNCTION: site of photosynthesis
Mitochondria
STRUCTURE: contain an inner membrane (cristoe)
FUNCTION: produces ATP, aerobic respiration
Vacuoles
STRUCTURE: contains organelles
FUNCTION: container, single membrane around solid/liquid contents
Endoplasmic Reticulum
STRUCTURE: network of canals
FUNCTION: transport materials through cell
Ribosomes
STRUCTURE: RNA, made in nucleus
FUNCTION: form rough ER, site of protein synthesis
Golgi Apparatus/Body
STRUCTURE: sacs
FUNCTION: edit lipids/proteins, package & storing
Vesicles
STRUCTURE: liquid sac
FUNCTION: shipping and packaging (sending stuff out)
Lysosomes
STRUCTURE: liquid sac
FUNCTION: digesting
Centrioles
STRUCTURE: in pairs, short microtubules in a cylinder
FUNCTION: cell division
Cytoskeleton
STRUCTURE: "skeleton of a cell"
FUNCTION: helps maintain shape, movement of organelles within cell