Biology F211 Organelles, Microscopes and Magnification

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Organelles and function: 

Nucleus - contains Genetic information

Nuclear Pores - Allows mRNA and small molecules in and out of the nucleus.

Nucleolus - Synthesis of ribosomes 

Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum - Production of Protiens

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum - Production of lipids

Golgi Apparatus - Modifies and packages proteins into vesicles for exocytosis. 

Mitochondria - Generates ATP for energy.

Lysosomes - Contain digestive enzymes to break down old parts of the cell or to break down invading organisms

Plasma membrane (Phospholipid Bilayer) - controls the substances that move in and out of the cell, i.e water via osmosis. 

Chloroplasts - Area of photo synthesis, absorbs light to use for…


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