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A cell structure that controls what substances can enter or leave the cell.
Cell Membrane
A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants.
Cell Wall
A water-filled sac inside a cell that acts as a storage area
Receives proteins and other newly formed materials from the enoplasmic reticulum, packages them, and distributes them to other parts of the cell.
Golgi bodies
Acts as the brain of the cell. The cell's control center, directing all of the cell's activities.
A structure in the cells of plants and some other organisms that captures energy from sunlight and uses it to produce food.
A maze of passageways. These passageways carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another.
Endoplasmic Reticulum
A small grain-like structure in the cytoplasm of a cell where proteins are made.
Called the powerhouses of the cell because they produce most of the energy the cell needs to carry out its functions.
The function of this organelle is to produce energy, build and transport needed materials and store and recycle wastes.
Found in the nucleus. This structure is where ribosomes are made.
Materials in cells that contains DNA and carries genetic information.