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cell organelles

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nucleus
control center of the cell
nuclelous
region of nucleus where ribosomes are assembled, not membrane-bound, formed from a loop of DNA with multiple tandem copies of rRNA genes
cytoplasm
clear, gelatinous fluid in cells that is the site of numerous chemical reactions; in eukaryotic cells, it suspends the cell's organelles
lysosmes
small, sperical organelles that contain the cell's digestive enzymes
Smooth Endoplasmic Recticulum
production and storgae of lipids
rough endoplasmic recticulum
site of protien synthesis
mitochondria
powerhouse of the cell, produces energy (ATP) from oxygen and sugar(Cellular respiration)
golgi complex
a cell organelle that helps make and package materials to be transported out of the cell
vacuole
storage structures for food, water, minerals, waste
cell wall
a rigid structure that surrounds the cell membrane and provides support to the cell
cell membrane
thin, flexible barrier around a cell; regulates what enters and leaves the cell
chloroplast
organelle found in cells of plants and some other organisms that captures the energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy