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Organelles

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mitochondrion
transfers energy from organic compounds to ATP
ribosome
organizes the synthesis of proteins
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
prepares proteins for export
Smooth Endoplasmic reticulum
synthesizes steroids and regulates calcium levels and breaks down toxic substances
golgi apparatus
processes and packages substances produced by the cell
lysosome
digests molecules , old organelles, and foreign substances
microfilaments and microtubules
contribute to the support, movement, and division of cells
cilia and flagella
propel cells through the environment: move materials over the cell surface
nucleus
stores hereditary information in DNA: synthesizes RNA and ribosomes
cell wall
supports and protects the cell
vacuole
stores enzymes and waste products
plastid
stores food or pigments: one type (chloroplast) transfers energy from light to organic compounds