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Cell Structure and Function

Has nucleus surrounded by membrane and other membrane-bound organelles.
Short hair-like projections that wave to help move cell.
Sticky capsule around cell wall that enhances some bacteria to cause disease.
Genes separate from chromosome which can carry antibiotic-resistant genes.
Surrounds cell and regulates what enters and leaves cell.
Some molecules are allowed to pass through plasma membrane at anytime- other molecules are only allowed at certain times or in limited amounts.
Bacteria that are unicellular organisms that do not have a nucleus or membrane-bound organelles.
Large particles are released from cell by secreting them or expelling them out.
Remove wastes using digestive enzymes.
Thick fluid outside nucleus throughout the cell.
Double-layered sheet that makes up nearly all plasma membranes.
Where proteins are assembled according to the DNA directions.
Lacks a nucleus and most other organelles.
Saclike structure used for storage (water, food, and enzymes)- large single one in plant cells.
Molecules that cannot diffuse on their own, moves through protein channels in membrane.
Flexible boundary of a cell that separates a cell from its surroundings.
Large particles are engulfed, then enclosed by cell membrane- moves into cell.
Long whip-like projections that aid in movement- usually just one or two.
Particles tend to move from an area where they are more concentrated to an area less concentrated.
Made up of glycerol, two fatty acids, and a phosphate group.
Diffusion of water across a selectively permeable.
Basic unit of all living organisms.
Makes ribosomes inside nucleus.
Extensions of plasma membrane- helps bacteria stick to a surface and also acts a bridge where two bacteria can exchange DNA.