By: Paul Mendoza

Cell Membrane

Allows small molecules to pass freely

Keeps some things from entering the cell as well as leaving the cell

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Cell Wall

Helps plants keep shape

Made of cellulose

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Fluid that fells cell
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Nucleus & Nucleolus

Nucleus: Brain of the cell; Controls the reproduction of a cell

Nucleolus: Produces ribosomes

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Nuclear Membrane

Perforated by thousands of nuclear pore complexes that control the passage of molecules in and out of the nucleus
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Helps cells divide (Mitosis and Meiosis)
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The DNA of the nucleus with associated proteins
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Protein builder
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Golgi Apparatus

Simple molecules combined to create complex ones

Absorbs proteins created in the rough ER, does it work on the protein, and it creates a secretory vesicle to release the protein into the cytoplasm

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Endoplasmic Reticulum

Ribosomes carrying RNA from the nucleus attach to the rough ER, turn into fresh proteins, and go to the golgi
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Takes nutrients, breaks it down, creates energy rich molecules
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Use energy from sun to convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar
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Digest things such as food

Helps breaks down cells when they die


Absorbs nutrients that the cells need

Known for digesting fatty acids

Gets rid of toxins in the cell

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Storing nutrients, breaking down waste, and helping the cell grow is the Vacuoles job
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A series of intercellular proteins that help a cell with its shape, support, and movement
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