Structure that contains the cell's genetic material (DNA) and controls the cell's activities
Stores water or other substances, plant cells have a large central vacoule that keeps the plant rigid.
The cellular structures on which proteins are made
The entire contents of the cell, exclusive of the nucleus, and bounded by the plasma membrane.
The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or plant cell.
Produces proteins and lipids for the cell.
Organelles that capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into chemical energy in a process called photosynthesis
The organelles where proteins and lipids are stored and then modified to suit the needs of the cell
A thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell
A rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of plants.
Cell organelle that breaks down lipids and carbohydrates and releases energy
Membrane-bound sac containing digestive enzymes that can break down proteins and nucleic acids.
A highly porous membrane that separates the nucleus from the cytoplasm, also controlls what goes in and out a nucleus.
Proteins that regulate nearly all chemical reactions in cells.
Transports food into the cell through phytocycosis.