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Science Chapter 3 Life Science

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cytoskeleton
Gives the cell its shape
cell wall
Helps protect and support the cell
nucleus
Control center of the cell
nuclear envelope
Protects nucleus
nuclear pore
Lets things in and out of the nucleus
chromatin
Contains genetic material and has the instructions for directing the cell's functions
mitochondria
Powerhouse of the cell, organelle that is the site of ATP (energy) production
endoplasmic reticulum
Carries materials through cells
ribosome
Factories that produce protein
golgi body
A structure in a cell that receives proteins and other newly formed materials from the endoplasmic reticulum, packages them, and distributes them to other parts of the cell
chloroplasts
Organelles that capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into chemical energy in a process called photosynthesis
vacuoles
Storage area of the cell
lysosomes
Contains chemicals that break down certain materials in cell