7-2.1 Summarize the structures and functions of the major components of plant and animal cells (including the cell wall, the cell membrane, the nucleus, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles).
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Controls what enters and exits all cells.
Holds all other organelles.
Control center of the cell.
Temporary storage center. (Stores food, water, and wastes.)
Uses light energy to make food/sugar in a process called photosynthesis.
Powerhouse of the cell
Makes energy from food in a process called respiration.
Provides shape and support for plant cells.
Made mostly of cellulose.
Enclosed by a cell wall, one large vacuole, contains chloroplast, square shaped.
Enclosed by a cell membrane only, has many vacuoles, and is circular shaped.
Enclosed by a cell wall, circular DNA, and reproduces asexually - mitosis.
Smallest unit of structure and function for living things.
"Little organs" working together for the survival and function of the cell.