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"Small organs" of the cell that carry out specific functions
"Brain" of the cell, control center; Contains DNA (genetic material)
"Powerhouse" or "Energy producer"; makes ATP through cell respiration
"Mail men," small membrane bound sacs that transport materials around cell and to cell membrane
"warehouse," stores food, water, waste; larger in plant cells
Enzyme vesicle.Breaks down larger food molecules into smaller molecules; digests old cell parts
Assembles amino acids into proteins.
"Cell highway", transports goods and materials throughout the cell, 2 types
"Quality control", Modifies and Processes proteins made by the cell.
Made of protein microtubules and microfilaments.
Gives support and protection to cell; made of cellulose in plants.
"Border control", controls what comes in and out of the cell; maintains homeostasis
Where photosynthesis occurs; in plant cells only
In both plant and animal cells; takes sugar and turns it into energy (ATP)
Jelly-like substance the cell organelles float in