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chapter 7 cells

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nucleus
contains cells dna and coded instructions for making proteins and other important molecules
nucleolus
where assembly of ribosomes begins
ribosomes
small particles of protein found throught cytoplasm (make proteins)
endoplasmic reticulum
lipid components of cell membrane are assembled, along with proteins and other materials exported from the cell
golgi apparatus
modify, sort, and package proteins
lysosomes
small organelles filled with enzymes. digestion of lipids, carbs, and proteins into small molecules that can be used by the rest of the cell
Vacuoles
Store materials such as water salt proteins & carbs
mitochondria
convert chemical energy stored in food into compounds that are more convenient for the cell to use
chloroplast
capture energy from the sunlight & convert it into chemical energy by photosynthesis
cytoskeleton
helps cell maintain shape
cell membrane
regulates what enters and leaves the cell
cell wall
provide support and protection for cell