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What is a cell organelle and its function?

Nucleus-

nucleolus ribosome is the site of synthesis. In addition, it is involved in controlling cellular activities and cellular reproduction.

nuclear membrane-

The nuclear membrane protects the nucleus by forming a boundary between the nucleus and other organelles.

chromosomes-

chromosomes play an important role in determining the sex of an individual. There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in each human cell

endoplasmic reticulum-

endoplasmic The reticulum is involved in the transport of substances throughout the cell. It plays a primary role in the metabolism of carbohydrates, the synthesis of lipids, steroids and proteins.

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Golgi body-

Golgi bodies are called the post office of the cell because it is involved in the transport of material within the cell.

Ribosomes-

ribosome cell Proteins are synthetic.

mitochondria-

mitochondrion It is called the “powerhouse of the cell”. It is so called because it produces ATP – the energy currency of the cell.

Lysosomes-

lysosome cell Protects the cell by engulfing foreign bodies that enter and helps in cell renewal. Hence, it is known as the suicide bag of the cell.

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chloroplast-

chloroplast photosynthesis are the primary components. It contains the pigment chlorophyll.

Vacancies-

Vacancies Stores food, water and other waste materials in the cell.

Question Answer (FAQ)

What are lysosomes called?

Lysosomes protect the cell by engulfing foreign bodies entering the cell and help in cell renewal. Hence, it is known as the suicide bag of the cell.

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