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Function of Organelles

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This page helps you learn function of the organelles.

Organelles and Function

Question Answer
Cytoplasmliquid that fills the cell, organelles are suspended in the cytoplasm
Vacuoleused for storage of water
Endoplasmic reticulumCalled the "intracellular highway" because it is for transporting all sorts of items around the cell.
Chloroplastsuse sunlight to create food using photosynthesis, PLANT CELL only
Cell wallprovides support for the cell, PLANT CELL only
Nucleusthe nucleus directs cell activities and contains genetic material called DNA
Mitochondriaproduces energy through cellular respiration
Ribosomesbuilds proteins
Golgi bodyreceives proteins from endoplasmic reticulum and sends them to their final destination.
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