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Do You Remember How To Label A Cell?

The mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell, but what do they look like?

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  1. What's this wild-looking fella called?

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    Golgi apparatus
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    Mitochondria
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    Chromosome
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Golgi apparatus!

    It's pretty much a factory that builds bigger proteins from smaller proteins and packages them for later use in the cell or for transportation outside of the cell.

  2. What are these adorable little balls called?

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    Centrioles
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    Ribosomes
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    Cytoplasm
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    Ribosomes!

    They make proteins like a champ.

  3. What's this fluid called?

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    Cytoplasm
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    Plasma
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    Cellular fluid
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    Cytoplasm!

    It's made up of water, salts, and proteins, and it surrounds all the cell's organelles.

  4. What's the name of this entire yellow region?

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    Chromosome
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    Smooth endoplasmic reticulum
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    Nucleus
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    Nucleus!

    The nucleus stores the cell's genetic info and pretty much runs the show in terms of all the cell's activities.

  5. What is this glob called?

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    Mitochondria
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    Centriole
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    Chromatin
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    Mitochondria!

    It's the powerhouse of the cell, of course.

  6. The crap are these tube things?

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    Nuclear envelope
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    Nuclear pore
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    Centriole
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    Centriole!

    These bad boys form centrosomes, which help with cell division.

  7. What's this thingie?

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    Cell wall
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    Membrane
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    Plasmodesma
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    Membrane!

    It keeps all that cell stuff in.

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