idea that all living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic unites of structure and function in living things, and new cells are produced from existing cells.
strong supporting layer around the cell membrane in plants, algae, and some bacteria.
organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy.
granular material visible within the nucleus; consists of DNA tightly coiled around proteins.
material inside the cell membrane - not including the nucleus.
thread like structure within the nucleus containing the genetic information that is passed from one generation of cells to the next.
cell organelle filled with enzymes needed to break down certain materials in the cell.
cell organelle that stores materials such as water; salts; proteins; and carbohydrates.
cell organelle that converts the chemical energy stored in food into compounds that are more convenient for the cell to use.
the center of the atom which contains the protons and neutrons; in cells, strucure that contains the cell's genetic material (DNA) and controls the cell's activities.
organism whose cells contain nucleus.
unicellular organism lacking a nucleus.
group of plant organelles that are used for storage of starches, lipids, or pigments
Network of membranes within a cell's cytoplasm that produces a variety of molecules
site of protein synthesis
A system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell
Spiral strands of protein molecules that form a tubelike structure
Long, thin fibers that function in the movement and support of the cell
Organelles that store starches or oil.
Organelles that contain pigments used in photosynthesis
a sac inside a cell that acts as a storage area
structure inside the nucleus, where ribosomes are made