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Cell wall

Protects and supports the cell

Cilia

Move the cell through fluid or boo fluid past the cell surface

Flagella

Move the cell through fluid

Plasma membrane

Isolates the cell contents from the environment; regulates movement of the materials into and out of the cell; allows communication with other cells

Genetic material

Encodes the information needed to construct the cell and to control cellular activity

Chromosomes

Contain and control the use of DNA

Nucleus

Contains chromosomes and nucleoli

Nuclear envelope

Encloses the nucleus; regulates movement of materials into and out of the nucleus

Nucleolus

Synthesizes ribosomes

Ribosomes

Provide sites for protein synthesis

Mitochondria

Produce energy by aerobic metabolism

Chloroplast

Perform photosynthesis

Endoplasmic reticulum

Synthesizes membrane components, proteins, and lipids.

Golgi apparatus

Modifies, sorts, and packages proteins and lipids

Lysosome

Contain digestive enzymes digest food and worn out organelles

Plastids

Store food, pigments

Central vacuole

Contains water and wastes; provides turgor pressure to support the cell

Cytoskeleton

Gives shape and support to the cell; positions and moves cell parts

centrioles

Produced the basal bodies of cilia and flagella