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Vesicles
Small membrane sack that stores and transports substances or digests cellular products and waste
Golgi Apparatus
Modifies and packages newly synthesized proteins and carbohydrates
Plasma Membrane
The unit membrane that encloses a cell and controls the traffic of molecules in and out of the cell
Cytoplasm
Contents of a cell between its plasma membrane and its nuclear envelope, consisting of cytosol, organelles and cytoskeleton
Microtubules
Serves as structural components within cells and are involved in mitosis, cytokinesis, and vesicular transport
Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum
Synthesizes lipids and steroids, metabolizes carbohydrates and steroids
Lysosome
Digests worn out organelles, food particles, and engulfed viruses and bacteria
Mitochondrion
An organelle specialized to synthesize ATP
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
Used in the synthesis and packaging of proteins
Ribosomes
Reads nucleotide sequence of mRNA to assemble amino acids
Nucleus
Stores the DNA (genetic material) for the cell
Nucleolus
where rRNA is transcribed and assembled
Nuclear Envelope
A double lipid bilayer that encloses the genetic material in eukaryotic cells
Centriole
Involved in the organization of the mitotic spindle and in the completion of cytokinesis