Animal and plant cells

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Animal and plant cells

Both cells have:

  • Nucleus - Contains the genetic material (DNA), this carries the coded instructions for controlling characteristics and activities of the cell
  • Cytoplasm - contains water and dissolved substances such as salt and sugar.Chemical reactions go on in organelles e.g. proteins are made in ribosomes and energy is released by respiration in the mitochondria.
  • Cell membrane - controls the entry and exit of dissolved substances and separates…


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