plant and animal cells

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  • plant and animal cells
    • cell membrane
      • controls what enters and leaves the cell
    • nucleus
      • a large structure that contains genes that control the activities of the cell
    • cytoplasm
      • jelly-like substance that fills the cell. many reactions take place here
    • mitochondria
      • tiny structures where respiration takes place, releasing energy for cell processes
    • ribosomes
      • where proteins are made (protein synthesis)
    • cell wall
      • provides structure and protection
    • central vacuole
      • filled with cell sap to help keep the cell swollen
    • chloroplasts
      • contains green pigment called chlorophyll which absorbs light energy for photosynthesis.


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