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Biology Vocabulary list - Mitochondria the one Powerhouse...

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Biology Vocab wk Cell - membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life Cell Membrane - lipid bilayer that forms the outer boundary of the cell Cell Theory - says that all living things are made of cells, that cells are the basic unit of structure and function and that cells only come from other cells. Cell wall - rigid structure that surrounds the cells of plants and most bacteria Chloroplast – the plastid containing chlorophyll, the site of photosynthesis Cytoplasm - region of the cell between the cell membrane and the nucleus Cytoskeleton - network of long protein strands in the cytosol that helps support the cell Eukaryote - cell that contains a nucleus and membrane bound organelles Golgi apparatus - system of membranes that modifies and packages proteins for export by the cell Lysosomes - organelle containing digestive enzymes
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Unformatted text preview: Mitochondria the one Powerhouse of the cell, organelle that is the site of ATP production Nuclear envelope - A double membrane that surrounds the nucleus in the cell Nucleolus - The organelle where ribosomes are made, synthesized and partially assembled, located in the nucleus Nucleus - The organelle that contains the DNA and controls the processes of the cell Organelle - One of several bodies with a specialized function that is suspended in the cytosol of the cell organ several types of body tissues that together form a function organ system Ribosome - An organelle that functions in the synthesis of proteins tissue a group of similar cells that carry out a similar function Vacuole - A fluid filled organelle that stores enzymes or water vesicle A membrane bound sac that contains materials involved in transport of the cell....
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course BIOL 1030 taught by Professor Jones during the Spring '10 term at Alabama.

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