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What is the Plasma Membrane?
The cell's outer boundary that is a lipid bi-layer. Allows things to pass into or out of the cell.
What is Cytoplasm?
Region within the cell that includes the fluid, organelles and the cytoskeleton but not the nucleus.
What is Cytosol?
Small part of the cytoplasm that contains molecules and small particles but not membran bound organelles.
What is the control center?
Holds the cell's DNA. Nucleus in eukaryotic cells, no nucleus in prokaryotic.
What do Mitochondria do?
create ATP (energy) for the cell from carbs, fats and proteins. They have their own DNA and have a inner and outer membrane.
Bud from Golgi Apparatus and contain large enzymes. These enzymes can break down large molecules.
Hollow tubes made of protein. Hold organelles in place, mantain the cell's shape and acts as a track that guides molecules and organelles.
Long threads of beadlike protein linked to ends of the cell. Contribute to cell movement.
Anchor the nucleus and other organelles to their places. Maintain the interbal shape of the nucleus.
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