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Organelles CH 7

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cytoplasm
jellylike fluid that holds organelles in place
mitochondria
creates energy for the cell (ATP) during respiration
golgi body
packages and ships materials throughout the cell
nucleus
control center of the cell -- contains genetic material
nuclear membrane
controls what goes in and out of the nucleus
cell wall
rigid layer of a plant cell to provide protection and support
vacuole
storage area for a cell (often holds food and water)
endoplasmic reticulum
"highway" in a cell to transport materials
ribosome
creates proteins for the cell
chloroplast
organelle in a plant cell that uses the sun's energy to make sugar
cell membrane
thin layer that controls what goes in and out of a cell
lysosome
organelle that breaks down waste for the cell
nucleolus
central region in the nucleus -- makes ribosomes
chromatin
string-like state of chromosomes (contains DNA)