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Nucleus 
segregates replication and transcription
Mitochondria 
concentrates energy-producing reactions
Secretory system [Exocytosis]
organizes the synthesis, transport and quality control of carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids and lipids
Monitoring mechanisms
assure quality control of all cell products, neutralize toxic substances and recycle intracellular signals
Endocytotic system 
controls the absorption and the fate of ingested materials
BASIC (+) DYES bind basophilic (-) substances
(e.g. RNA, DNA, glycosaminoglycans)
ACID (-) DYES bind acidophilic (+) substances
(e.g. cytosolic proteins, collagen, hemoglobin)
Messenger RNA (mRNA)
The template for the amino acid sequence of a unique protein. Three nucleotides code for one amino acid ( a“codon”)
Ribosomal RNA (rRNA)
part of structure of ribosome; participates in protein synthesis
Transfer RNA (tRNA)
transfers specific amino acids to the mRNA/ribosome complex