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Unformatted text preview: o Ribosome: uses information encoded in RNA to synthesize protein, two subunits, free, and bound to RER o Golgi complex: modifies and sorts most ER products, series of flattened compartments & vesicles, each contains different set of modifying enzymes, proteins progress from one compartment to the next getting modified along the way o Lysosome: responsible for degrading material internalized from the extracellular environment and certain cell components , pH of lumen 2245 5, acid hydrolases carry out degradation reactions o Mitochondrion: site of ATP production via aerobic metabolism, oxidation of fats, outer and inner membrane, cristae (the folded bits), Matrix (the filling), has it’s own chromosome and ribosomes o Cytoskeleton: portion of the cell enclosed by the plasma membrane but not part of any organelle (see ALS section)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course BIME 2102 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '11 term at UVA.
- Spring '11