Parts of cells

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What is the function of the cell membrane?
This is a thin layer around the cell. It controls the movement of substances into and out of the cell.
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What is the function of the nucleus?
This is a large structure inside the cell. It contains chromosomes, which control the activities of the cell, and how it develops.
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What is the function of the cytoplasm?
This is a jelly-like substance containing many chemicals. Most of the chemical reactions of the cell occur here.
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What is the function of the mitochondria?
These are small rod-shaped structures that release energy from sugar during aerobic respiration.
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What is the function of ribosomes?
These are small ball-shaped structures in the cytoplasm, where proteins are made.
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What is the function of the cell wall?
This is outside the cell membrane. It is made of cellulose, which is strong and supports the cell.
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What is the function of the vacuole?
This is a fluid-filled cavity. The liquid inside is called cell sap, used for support.
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What is the function of chloroplasts?
These are small discs found in the cytoplasm. They contain the green pigment chlorophyll. Chlorophyll traps light energy for photosynthesis.
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