Animal cells

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  • Animal cells
    • Nucleus
      • It contains genetic material. This controls the activity of the cell.
    • Cytoplasm
      • Most chemical processes take place here, controlled by enzymes.
        • What is an enzyme?
          • A substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.
    • Cell membrane
      • Controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell.
    • Mitochondria
      • Most energy is released by respiration here
    • Ribosomes
      • Protein synthesis happens here
        • What is protein synthesis?
          • The process in which amino acids are linearly arranged into proteins.

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