Unit 3 - Cells and Cell Structures
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Organelle that digests materials and cleans up the cell; found in plant and animal cells.
Organelle that transports materials throughout the cell; two types: smooth and rough; found in plant and animal cells.
Organelle that collects, modifies, packages, and distributes molecules throughout the cell; found in plant and animal cells.
Made of cellulose; protects and supports the cell; found in prokaryotic cells and plant cells.
Gel-like substance that suspends cell structures; found in all cell types.
Makes proteins; found in all cell types.
Surrounds the nucleus; regulates what enters and exits the nucleus; found in plant and animal cells.
Organelle that converts chemical energy in food to ATP; found in plant and animal cells.
Contain genetic information; made of DNA and protein; found in all cell types.
Information/control center of the cell; contains DNA; found in plant and animal cells.
Regulates what enters and exits the cell; protects and supports the cell; found in all cell types.
Organelle that stores water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates; found in plant cells.
Structure in the nucleus that makes ribosomes; found in plant and animal cells.
Organelle that stores food and pigments; found in plant cells.
The Cell Theory
All living organisms are made up of one or more cells.
The cell is the basic unit of life.
All cells come from the reproduction of existing cells.
Provides structure, support, and movement for the cell; found in all cell types.
Organelle that converts sunlight into chemical energy for the cell; found in plant cells.
Make up unicellular organisms like bacteria; does not have a nucleus (has a nucleoid); does not have organelles; small and simple.
Make up unicellular organisms like yeast and all multicellular organisms; has a nucleus and organelles; large and complex.