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1

Name the part of the cell that contains DNA.

The nucleus

2

Which part of the cell controls what enters and leaves the cell?

Cell membrane

3

Where in the cell do most of the chemical reactions take place?

Cytoplasm

4

Name the part of a plant cell that gives the cell shape and structure.

Cell Wall

5

Where in a plant cell does photosynthesis take place?

Chloroplasts

6

Where is sap stored in a plant cell?

Vacuole

7

What is sap?

Sugary water

8

Where are proteins made in a cell?

Ribosomes

9

What is a plant cell wall made of?

cellulose

10

State why a sperm cell is well adapted to its function.

Long tail and streamlined to swim to the egg

11

Explain why a nerve cell is well adapted to its function.

Lots of branches to send and receive many signals at the same time.

12

Name the 2 types of stem cell.

embryonic and tissue

13

Which type of stem cell has the greater potential to become a different type of cell?

embryonic

14

Where in a cell is ATP/Energy produced by respiration?

Mitochondria

15

State 2 things that make a stem cell different from other cells.

1. They are unspecialised
2. They can self-renew
3. They can turn into other types of cell