B2 - Parts of a Cell

  • Animal and plant cell
  • Properties of 'normal' cells
  • Purpose of parts of the cell
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What is the nucleus?
Contains the genetic material that controls the activity of the cell.
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What is the cytoplasm?
Where most chemical reactions take place, enzymes control these reactions.
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What is the cell membrane?
Holds the cell together and controls what goes in and out of the cell.
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What is Mitochondria?
These are where most of the reactions for respiration take place. Respiration releases energy that the cells need to work.
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What are ribosomes?
These are where proteins are made in the cell.
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What is the cell wall?
Supports the cell and strengthens it (plant cells only).
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What is a vacuole?
Contains cell sap, a weak solution of sugar and salt (plant cells only).
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What are chloroplasts?
This is where photosynthesis occurs. They contain a green substance called chlorophyll (plant cells only).
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