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A tiny cell structure that carries out a specific function within the cell.
Cell Wall
A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants and some other organisms.
Cell Membrane
A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or leave the cell.
Info I Need To Know
You have discovered one of the cell membrane's main functions: the cell membrane controls what substances come into and out of a cell.
A cell structure that contains nucleic acids, the chemical instuctions that direct all the cell's activities.
Info I Need To Know
You can think of the nucleus as the cell's control center, directing all of the cell's activities.
Material in cell's DNA and carries genetic information.
The region between the cell membrane and the nucleus; in organisms without a nucleus, the region located inside the cell membrane.
Info I Need To Know
The organelles function to produce energy, build and transport needed materials, and store and recycle wastes.
Endoplasmic Reticulum
A cell structure that forms a maze of passageways in which protiens and other materials are carried from one part of the cell to another.
A small grain-liek stucture in the cytoplasm of a cell where protiens are made.
Golgi Bodies
A structure in a cell that recieves protiens and other newly formed materials fro mthe endoplasmic reticulum, packages them, and distributes them to other parts of the cell.
A structure in the cells of plants and some other organisms that captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food.
A water-filled sac inside a cell that acts as a storage area.
A small round structuire that contains chemicals that break down large food particals into smaller ones.
Info I Need To Know
While a bacterial cell does have a cell wall and a cell membrane, it does not contain a nucleus.