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Nucleus

contains DNA and is the control center of the cell

Ribosomes

the site where amino acids are hooked together to make proteins

Mitochondria

powerhouse of the cell, organelle that is the site of ATP (energy) production

Lysosomes

cell organelle filled with enzymes needed to break down certain materials in the cell

Golgi Bodies

Package proteins

Protein

Product of the cell, a chain of amino acids

Cytoplasm

a jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are suspended

Endoplasmic Reticulum

transports materials in the cell

Cell Membrane

thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell

Cell Wall

strong layer around the cell membrane in plants, algae, and some bacteria

Chloroplast

an organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs

Vacuoles

cell organelle that stores materials such as water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates

Prokaryotic

describes a cell that does not have a nucleus or anyother membrane-covered organelles; also called bacteria.

Eukaryotic

A cell characterized by the presence of a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles.

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