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contains nearly all the cell's DNA and with it the coded instructions for making proteins and other important molecules
proteins are assembled here. small particles of RNA and protein are found throughout the cytoplasm. produce proteins by following coded instructions from tne nucleus
endoplasmic reticulum
the site where lipid components of the cell membrane are assembled along w/ the proteins and other materials that are exported from the cell.
golgi apparatus
modify, sort, and package protein and other materials from the endoplasmic reticulum for storage int eh cell or secretion outside the cell
small organelles filled w/ enzymes. breakdown/digests lipids, carbohydrates, and proteins into small molecules that can be used by the rest of the cell
saclike structures that store materials such as water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates and make it possible for plants to support heavy structures such as leaves/flowers.
convert chemical energy stored in foods into compounds that are more convenient for cells to use.
capture energy from the sunlight and convert it into checmial energy in a process called photosynthesis.
the network of protein filaments that helps the cell maintain its shape and is also involved in movement