Flashcards: Cell structure
Cell wall Tough, rigid outer layer that protects the cell and gives it shape. Found in plants, algae, fungi, and most bacteria.
Centrioles Produce spindle fibers needed for mitosis.
Cytoplasm Thick liquid inside the cell, often compared to jelly or gelatin.
Endoplasmic reticulum A system of membranes that is found in a cell's cytoplasm and that assists in the production, processing, and transport of proteins and in the production of lipids.
Golgi body Organelle were sorting and packaging into vesicles takes place.
Lysosome Organelle that contains breaks down molecules.
Microtubules Part of cytoskeleton- provide support, aid in cell division, and are components of organelles
Mitochondrian Powerhouse of the cell, produces energy (ATP) from oxygen and sugar(Cellular respiration)
Nucleus Organelle which controls all cell functions; contains the genetic material DNA
Nucleolus The organelle where ribosomes are made, synthesized and partially assembled, located in the nucleus
Ribosomes An organelle that functions in the synthesis of proteins