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Glossary of The Cell's Organelles: Identification and Functions

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Nucleus
Directs cell activity
Nucleolus
partially assemble ribosomes
Ribosomes
protein synthesis
Endoplasmic reticulum
transport of proteins and other
molecules
Golgi Body
protein packaging factory
Mitochondria
powerhouse of the cell, site of cellular respiration, produces ATP
Lysosomes
Has digestive enzymes that merge w/food vacuoles and get rid of waste.
Microtubules
cellular framework
Cilia/Flagella
movement of cell
Cell Wall
framework for support in plant cells.
Cell Membrane
selective permeability
Vacuoles
Storage of H2O, digested wastes, and food
Chloroplasts
captures sunlight for photosynthesis
Chromoplasts
synthesize and store pigments
Centrioles
Used in Cell Division
Microfilaments
Potential to Move Cell

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