smallest living unit
1) all living things are composed of cells
2) cells are the basic unit of structure and function of life
3) new cells come from old cells --> life comes from life
structure that performs job inside a cell
do not keep DNA in nucleus
keep DNA safe in a nucleus
holds and keeps DNA safe; a vault for DNA; plants/animals
produces ribosomes; plants/animals
produce protein; plants/animals
involved in cell division; animals
protects inside of cell from injury and gives cell structure; plants/animals
separates inner and exterior cell; acts like glue to hold cell together; plants/animals
captures light energy to conserve free energy; plants
isolates harmful material, removes waste, exports unwanted material, holds water in plant cells; plants/animals
converts energy stored in food into compounds that the cell uses
Portion of the cell outside the nucleus, holds all the organelles together
Break down proteins into small molecules that can be used by the rest of the cell
smooth endoplasmic reticulum
rough endoplasmic reticulum
involved in the making of proteins
modifies, sorts, packages & "ships" proteins
Store and transport materials between cell organelles
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