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cell membrane

function ; controls what goes in and out of the cell wall. harmful waste products leave through the cell wall

cell ; both

2

nucleus

function ; directs all of the cells activities including reproduction. acts as "brain"

cell ; both

3

cytoplasm

function ; includes a gel-like fluid which many different organelles are found

cell ; both

4

golgi apparatus

function ; receive proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum

cell ; both

5

endoplasmic reticulum

function ; passageways carry proteins and other materials from one part of the cell to another

cell ; both

6

ribosomes

function; act as factories to produce proteins. float in the cytoplasm

cell ; both

7

mitochondria

function ; cell's energy is produced. known as "powerhouse"

cell ; both

8

vacuoles

function ; stores food, water, waste products, and other materials

cell ; both

9

lysosomes

function ; contain chemicals that break down certain materials in the cell

cell ; animal

10

chloroplasts

function ; capture energy from the sunlight and use it to produce food for the cell

cell ; plant

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cell wall

function ; helps protect and support the cell wall

cell ; plant