Cell Parts and their Functions

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What does the nucleus do?
It contains genetic material, which controls the activities of the cell.
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What does the cytoplasm do?
Most chemical processes take place here, controlled by enzymes.
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What does the cell membrane do?
Controls what goes in and out of the cell.
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What do the mitochondria do?
Most energy is released by respiration here.
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What do the ribosomes do?
Protein synthesis happens here.
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What does the cell wall do?
Strengthens the cell (and keeps its shape).
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What do the chloroplasts do?
They contain chlorophyll which absorbs light energy for photosynthesis.
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What does the permanent vacuole do?
It is filled with cell sap to keep the cell turgid (swollen with water).
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What does the chromosomal DNA do?
Carries most of the genetic material.
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What does the plasmid DNA do?
Forms small loop and carries extra genetic information.
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What does the flagellum do?
This helps the bacteria to move itself along.
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