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Nucleus
a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction.
DNA
a long linear polymer, in nucleus, formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix, contains info that determines inherited characteristics
RNA
a long linear polymer of nucleotides, in nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes, ribonucleic acid; a nucleic acid that plays an important role in the production of proteins
plasma (cell) membrane Phospholipid bi-layer containing cholesterol and proteins. Receptors for communication; regulates movement into and out of the cell. AKA semipermeable membrane.
cytoplasm
fluid matrix found between the plasma membrane and the nucleus that acts as scaffolding for the organelles.
organelles
act as a storage site, process energy, move materials, or manufacture substances