plant cells

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  • Created on: 15-10-22 15:48
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  • plant cells
    • cell wall
      • tough outer layer, contains cellulose, strength and support
    • (permanent) vacuole
      • inside cytoplasm, contains watery liquid - cell sap, keeps cell firm
    • chloroplasts
      • in leaves and stems, contains green pigment called chlorophyll, photosynthesis occurs ther
    • cytoplasm
      • liquid that makes up most of the cell, mostly made up of water
    • nucleus
      • contains genetic material (DNA) and controls the cell's activities
    • mitochondria
      • tiny, float in cytoplasm. where respiration takes place
    • cell membrane
      • flexible outer layer, protects the cell, chooses what substances can go in and out
    • ribosomes
      • the site of protein synthesis, made of RNA and protein


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