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1

State the function of the nucleus.

Controls all activities of the cell, contains genetic information

2

State the function of the cytoplasm.

Site of most chemical reactions in the cell

3

State the function of the cell membrane.

Controls what substances go in and out of the cell

4

State the function of the mitochondria.

Site of aerobic respiration, releasing energy

5

State the function of the ribosomes.

Site of protein synthesis

6

State the function of the cell wall.

Strengthens the cell, provide support

7

State the function of the chloroplasts.

Contain chlorophyll, absorb light to do photosynthesis

8

State the function of the permanent vacuole.

Contains cell sap to keep plant cells rigid, provide support

9

State three differences between animal and plant cells.

Plant cells have chloroplasts, permanent vacuole and cellulose cell wall. Animal cells do not

10

What substance makes up plants' cell walls?

Cellulose