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Cell membrane

Holds contents together in a cell.
Gives cell some shape.
Controls the movement of substances in and out of the cell.
Plasma membrane

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Nucleus

Controls cell division and other vital functions.
Surrounded by a nuclear membrane which has pores.
Contains strand-like structures called chromosomes.

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Nucleolus

Structure in the nucleus which makes proteins.

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Endoplasmic reticulum

System of tubes that transport proteins in or between cells.
Continuous with the nucleus membrane.

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Mitochondria

Power house.
Uses glucose and oxygen in a chemical reaction to produce energy.

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Cell wall

Rigid structure around the plant cell.
Made of cellulose.
Protects and supports structures in the cell

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Vacuole

Fluid filled sac.
Helps support the cell.
Stores water and dissolved sugars.

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Golgi apparatus

Packages proteins

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Cytoplasm

Jelly-like substance.
Chemical reactions occur here.
Small structures call organelles are scattered within.

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Chloroplasts

Contains chlorophyll
Sun's energy converts carbon dioxide and water to glucose.

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Ribosomes

Protein builders or protein synthesizers

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