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Flashcards in The Cell Deck (15):
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Plasma Membrane

Composition: Embedded with proteins

Function: Selective passage of molecules in and out
 

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Nucleus

Composition: nucleosis, chromotin, nucleoplasm

Function: Storage of genetic information

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Nucleolus

Composition: Concentrated area of chromatin, RNA, and proteins

Function: Ribosomal formation

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Ribosome

Composition: Protein and RNA in two subunits

Function: Protein Synthesis

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Endoplasmic Reticulum

Composition: Mambranous saccules and canals

Function: Synthesis of modification of proteins and other substances

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Rought ER

Composition: Studded with proteins

Function: Protein synthesis (protein factory) 

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Smooth ER

Composition: No Ribosomes

Function: lipid synthesis in some cells

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Golgi Apparatus

Composition: stack of membranous saccules

Function: Processing, packaging, and distributing molecules (packing plant)

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Vesicle

Composition: Membranous sacs

Function: storage and transport of substances

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Lysosome

Compostition: Membranous vesicles containing digestive enzymes

Function: Inracellular digestion (stomach of cell)

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Mitochondrion

Composition: Inner membrane within outer membrane

Function: Cellular respiration (Power house of cell)
(Converts glucose to energy -ATP-)

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Cytoskeleton

Compostition: Microtubules, actin filiments, intermediate filiments

Function: Shape of cell and movement of parts
 

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Cillia and Flagella

Lets cell move

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Centrosome

Microtubule organizing center

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Centriole

Organizes when cell is dividing

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