Cells

The specific characteristics of an animal and plant cell - Plant cells have all of the below characteristics however animal cells only contain those in red

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  • Cells
    • Nucleus
      • Controls the activity of the cell
    • Cytoplasm
      • Where most of the chemical reactions take place.
        • Contains Enzymes
    • Cell Membrane
      • controls what travels in and out of the cell
    • Mitochondira
      • Most reactions for respiration take place here
    • Ribosomes
      • Proteins are made
    • Cell Wall
      • Keeps the cell rigid, supports it and strengthens it.
    • Permanent Vacuole
      • Contains cell sap - a weak solution of sugar and water
        • ONLY IN PLANT CELLS
          • Keeps the cell rigid, supports it and strengthens it.
          • Where photosynthesis occurs - makes food for the plant
            • contains a  green substance called chlorophyll
    • Chloroplasts
      • Where photosynthesis occurs - makes food for the plant
        • contains a  green substance called chlorophyll
  • Where most of the chemical reactions take place.
    • Contains Enzymes

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