Cell Structure

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Prokaryotic cells are found in...
Bactria and blue-green algae.
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Eukaryotic cells are found in...
Plants, animals, fungi and protoctists.
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Function of mitochondrion.
Produce energy as ATP.
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Function of nucleus.
Control cells activities and retain chromosomes.
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Function of nucleolus.
Manufacture RNA to make ribosomes.
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Nucleoplasm contains...
Chromatin (coils of DNA bound to protein).
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Function of RER.
Transports proteins made by ribosomes.
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Function of SER.
Synthesis and transport of lipids.
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The Golgi body is formed by...
Small vesicles, pinched off the ER, fused together.
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What are lysosomes?
Small vacuoles formed when portions if the Golgi body are pinched off.
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Where are ribosomes manufactured?
In the nucleus.
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Function of ribosomes.
Protein synthesis.
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Where are centrioles found?
Just outside the nucleus in the centrosome.
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Function of centrioles.
Synthesise the microtubules of the spindle.
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What is a thylakoid?
Flattened sacs containing photosynthetic pigments, eg. Chlorophyll.
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Function of cell sap.
A storage site for chemicals.
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What is a cell wall made of?
Cellulose fibres embedded in a polysaccharide matrix.
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Function of the cell wall.
Provides strength and support, and permits movement of water from cell to cell.
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What is the plasmodesmata.
Holes in the cell wall between adjacent cells.
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Function of the flagellum.
Allows movement.
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Function of mitochondrion.

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Function of nucleus.

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Function of nucleolus.

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