Nucleus Research Paper

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Nucleus | The nucleus is the "Control Center" of the cell, which contains DNA (genetic information) in the form of genes, and also information for the formation of proteins.Information is carried on chromosomes, which are a form of DNA. | cytoplasm | The nucleus is the "Control Center" of the cell, which contains DNA (genetic information) in the form of genes, and also information for the formation of proteins.Information is carried on chromosomes, which are a form of DNA. | Golgi aparatus | The golgi apparatus of a cell is usually connected to an endoplasmic reticulum (ER) because it stores and then transports the proteins produced in the ER. | Mitochondria | "Mitochondria" is a plural term; which is appropriate as these are not found…show more content…
| Smooth Endoplasmic reticulum | "Smooth" indicates that there are no ribosomes attached to the surfaces of the endoplasmic reticulum. The endoplasmic reticulum is where proteins and lipids are produced within the cell, and is also concerned with the transport of these materials within the cell. | Lysosome | Lysosomes are tiny sacs filled with enzymes that enable the cell to utilize its nutrients. Lysosomes also destroy the cell after it has died, though there are some circumstances (diseases/conditions) in which lysosomes begin to 'break-down' living cells. | Nucleolus | The nucleolus is responsible for the cell organelles (e.g. lysosomes, ribosomes, etc.). | Cell membrane | The cell membrane keeps the cell together by containing the organelles within it. Cell membranes are selectively-permeable, allowing materials to move both into and outside of the cell. | Vesicle | Storage in and out of the cell. | Cytoskeleton | The cytoskeleton plays a critical role in the determination of cell shape and serves as a scaffold for critical cellular enzymes and adhesion molecules. It provides structural integrity for the cell and regulates the function of many biochemical events that are critical to cellular function.
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