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all organisms are made of cells, all existing cells are produced by other living cells, cells are the most basic unit of life
consists of closely layered stacks of membrane-- enclosed
, that processes, sorts, and delivers proteins (think of it as the UPS of the cell)
a general name used to describe small membrane bound sacs that divide some material from the rest of the cytoplasm
supplies energy to the cell (think of the power house....or electric company supplying energy to your home!)
is a fluid filled sac used for the storage of materials needed by cells (i think of a vacuum...or a storage unit)
found near the nucleus. microtublles that lend structure. Help with cell division- is two small structures
organelles that capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into chemical energy in a process called photosynthesis (little sunlight kidnappers)
The primary membrane lipid. Phospholipids consist of a glycerol molecule esterified to two fatty acid chains and a phosphate molecule. Additional, highly hyrohpilic groups are attached to the phosphate, making this molecule extremely amphipathic.
FLUID MOSAIC MODEL
model that describes the arrangement and movement of the molecules that make up a cell membrane
a process in which a membrane allows some molecules to pass through while keeping others out
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