Additional Science - Biology - Unit 2 - Cells

Animal and Plant cells and their functions.

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Nucleus

Parts of Animal and Plant Cells

Nucleus  

Contains genetic material, which controls the activities of the cell.

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Cytoplasm

Parts of Animal and Plant Cells

Cytoplasm 

 

Most chemical processes take place here, controlled by enzymes.

 

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Cell Membrane

Parts of Animal and Plant Cells

Cell Membrane 

Controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell.  

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Mitochondria

Parts of Animal and Plant Cells

Mitochondria 

Most energy is released by respiration here.  

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Ribosomes

Parts of Animal and Plant Cells

Ribosomes 

Protein synthesis happens here.  

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Cell Wall

Only found in Plant Cells

Cell Wall  

Strengthens the cell.  

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Chloroplasts

 

Only found in Plant Cells

Chloroplasts   

Contain chlorophyll, which absorbs light energy for photosynthesis.  

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Permanent Vacuole

Only found in Plant Cells

Permanent Vacuole  

Fitted with cell sap to help keep the cell turgid.  

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