postlab 4 - Aarti Patel Bio 1406 Chad Cryer Postlab #4 10)...

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Aarti Patel Bio 1406 Chad Cryer Postlab #4 10) Cell wall : The outermost layer that helps give the cell rigidity, strength, maintains cell shape and protects cells from mechanical damage. Cell Membrane : The outer covering of the cell composed of a phospholipids bilayer with proteins embedded in it. Also known as the Plasma membrane . This membrane separates the inner layer of cell from the outer layer. It is selectively permeable membrane that allows only ions and organic molecules to pass through. Cytoplasm : For eukaryotic cells, the cytoplasm is the space between the cell membrane and the nuclear envelope. It is a jelly-like substance which contains the cytosol and organelles but not the nucleus. For prokaryotic cells, the cytoplasm is everything that is enclosed by the cell membrane containing cytosol, cellular components, and chromosomes. Nucleus : It the core of the cell. It is a large membrane bound organelle that contains the genetic information in form of chromosomes. Nucleolus
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course BIOL 1406 taught by Professor Bostic during the Summer '09 term at Austin Community College.

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