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Cell Organelle Functions
Control center of the cell
Contains DNA which has information for making protein
"Brain" of the cell
supports and protects the cell
Found only plant cells
thin, flexible barrier around a cell; controls what enters and leaves the cell
a jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are suspended
Produces ribosomes (which produce protein)
"Meatballs" found in the nucleus
Found in the nucleus. Made of DNA. Contains ALL genetic information. Passes cell traits to new cells.
"Spaghetti" in the nuclues
Network of cananls used to transport and store substances. It is a pathway between the nucleus and cell membrane
ER (emergency room- ambulance transports you to the ER)
Powerhouse of the cell. Provides energy for cellular respiration.
"Mighty Mighty Chondria"
breaks down food molecules and dead or injured cells
Captures sunlight for photosynthesis
Only found in plant cells
Regulates passage of materials in and out of the nucleus.
Produces lysosomes, packages proteins for the cell and releases them into the cytoplasm
"Packaging Plant" like the post office
Stores water and other materials.
Vaccuum up the dirt. Vaccuum holds/stores the dirt in a bag
tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions within the cell
cell with no nuclues or membrane bound cell organelles.
cell with nuclues and organized cell organelles