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a "little organ" or structure in the cell that has a specific function


Controls all cell activities, " the brain"
Euk only


Manfactures Ribosomes
Both Pro and Euk


Site of protein synthesis
Euk only


Produces energy (ATP) for cell; "Powerhouse"
Pro and Euk


Covert solar energy into chemical energy stored in glucose (photosynthesis)
Plant cells only and some protists

Endoplasmic Reticulum

Rough: involved in protein synthesis
Smooth: involved in lipid synthesis
- Intracellular Transportation
Euk only

Golgi Apparatus

Cell's UPS or packaging center
Euk only


Maintains cell structure
Euk only


Digest dead/worn out parts of cell
Euk only

Central Vacuole

-Keeps Plant cells rigid
- Stores liquids/ food for cell
Both Plant and Animal


Manfacturing microtobules (cytoskeleton)
- organizes cell division
Animal only

Cell Membrane

Regulates what enters/ exists the cell
Pro and Euk

Cell Wall

Suports and Protects Cell
-Plant (cellulose)
-Fungi (chitin)
-Bacteria (peptidoglycan)

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