Flashcards in Cells Deck (7):
Function of a mitochondrion?
To produce energy FROM RESPIRATION
Function of a ribosome?
To make proteins FROM AMINO ACIDS
What is in a sap vacuole?
Sap: sugars/salts solution in water
Function of cytoplasm?
Majority of chemical reactions take place
Adaptations of a sperm cell and what does it do?
Tail - swim to egg; 'neck' with many mitochondria - to provide energy from respiration (potentially 3 marks); enzymes in the tip - dissolve egg cell membrane to enter
Adaptations of a root hair cell and what does it do?
Hair-like structure - increase surface area to absorb more water/minerals; no chloroplasts - doesn't have access to sunlight