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Cell Orgnanelles

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Organelle
a "little organ" or structure in the cell that has a specific function
Nucleus
Controls all cell activities, " the brain"
Euk only
Nucleolus
Manfactures Ribosomes
Both Pro and Euk
Ribosomes
Site of protein synthesis
Euk only
Mitochondria
Produces energy (ATP) for cell; "Powerhouse"
Pro and Euk
Chloroplast
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
Cytoskeleton
Maintains cell structure
Euk only
Lysosome
Digest dead/worn out parts of cell
Euk only
Central Vacuole
-Keeps Plant cells rigid
- Stores liquids/ food for cell
Both Plant and Animal
Centriole
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)