Cells and DNA

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Nucleus
Contains genetic material which controls the activites of the cell
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Cytoplasm
Where chemical reactions take place
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Cell membrane
Controls what enters and leave the cell
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Mitochondria
Where respiration occurs
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Ribosomes
Make proteins using amino acids
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Vacuole (plant cells)
Contains sap (weak solution of salt and sugar) to keep the cell turgid
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Cell wall (plant cells)
Stengthens and supports the cell
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Chloroplasts
Contain chlorophyll which absorbs light for photosythesis
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Chromosomes
Made from DNA
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Genes
Short lengths of DNA
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Alleles
Different forms of a gene (they can be dominant or recessive)
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Where chemical reactions take place

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Make proteins using amino acids

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