Published on February 10, 2014
Plant and Animal Cells http://www.microscopy-uk.net/vidplanet/video/show/o1GQyciJaTA/online
Cells are the Starting Point • All living organisms on Earth are divided in pieces called cells. • There are smaller parts in cells that include proteins and organelles. • Cells work together to make tissues and systems. • Cells are small compartments that hold all of the biological equipment necessary to keep an organism alive and successful on Earth.
Cells are the Starting Point • A main purpose of a cell is to organize. Cells hold a variety of pieces and each cell has a different set of functions. • It is easier for an organism to grow and survive when cells are present. If you were only made of one cell, you would only be able to grow to a certain size. You don't find single cells that are as large as a cow. Also, if you were only one cell you couldn't have a nervous system, no muscles for movement, and using the internet would be out of the question. The trillions of cells in your body make your life possible.
Cell Membrane • When you think about a membrane, imagine it is like a big plastic bag with some tiny holes. • That bag holds all of the cell pieces and fluids inside the cell and keeps any nasty things outside the cell. • The holes are there to let some things move in and out of the cell.
Cell Membrane • Outer membrane of cell • Semi-permeable membrane that controls movement of materials in and out of the cell. • Contains proteins
Cytoskeleton • Supports cell and provides shape • Helps move materials in and out of cells • Composed of microtubules
Cytoplasm • Cytoplasm is the fluid that fills a cell. • The cell organelles are suspended in the cytoplasm. • The cytoplasm has many different molecules dissolved in solution. You'll find enzymes, fatty acids, sugars, and amino acids that are used to keep the cell working.
Cytoplasm • The cytoplasm in a cell does more than just suspend the organelles. It uses its dissolved enzymes to break down materials. • The products can then be used by the organelles of the cell.
Cytoplasm • Cytoplasm is the fluid that fills a cell. • Contains the cell materials • A thick jelly like substance in which organelles float.
Centrioles • Paired cylindrical organelles near nucleus • Involved in cellular division • Are at right angles to each other • Composed of nine tubes, each with three tubules
Nucleus • The cell nucleus acts like the brain of the cell. • It helps control eating, movement, and reproduction. • If it happens in a cell, chances are the nucleus knows about it. • The nucleus is not always in the center of the cell. It will be a big dark spot somewhere in the middle of all of the cytoplasm. You probably won't find it near the edge of a cell because that might be a dangerous place for the nucleus to be.
Nucleus • It is the largest organelle. • One or more per cell. • The cell nucleus acts like the brain of the cell - controls cell activities. • It helps control eating, movement, and reproduction.
Chromosomes • Found in the nucleus of each cell, the DNA molecule is packaged into thread-like structures. • Holds the code that control the cell. Contains genetic information • Composed of DNA • Set number per species (i.e. 23 pairs for human)
Nuclear membrane • Surrounds nucleus • Composed of two layers • Controls movement of materials in and out of the nucleus.
Nucleolus • Spherical shape • Visible when cell is not dividing • Contains RNA for protein manufacture
Nucleolus • an organelle within the nucleus - it is where ribosomal RNA is produced.
Mitochondrion • Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell. • They are organelles that act like a digestive system that takes in nutrients, breaks them down, and creates energy for the cell. • The process of creating cell energy is known as cellular respiration.
Mitochondrion • The process of creating cell energy is known as cellular respiration. • Most of the chemical reactions involved in cellular respiration happen in the mitochondria. A mitochondrion is shaped perfectly to maximize its efforts. • Mitochondria are very small organelles. There are cells with several thousand mitochondria. The number depends on the cell’s function.
• Located in the cytoplasm • Rod-shaped bodies that release energy for cell use. • they are the sites of cellular respiration which generates fuel for the cell's activities • are also involved in cell division
Golgi Bodies • The Golgi bodies or Golgi complex is found in most cells. • It is a packaging organelle. • The Golgi complex gathers simple molecules and combines them to make molecules that are more complex. • It then takes those big molecules, packages them, and either stores them for later use or sends them out of the cell.
Golgi Bodies • It is also the organelle that builds lysosomes ( cell digestion machines). • Golgi complexes in the plant may also create complex sugars . • The Golgi complex is a series of membranes shaped like pancakes.
Golgi Bodies • Packages and move protein to the outside of the cell. • Molecules are packaged for delivery to other cell components or for removal from the cell. • Stores and release chemicals for cell use.
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) • The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is responsible for the production of the protein and lipid components of most of the cell's organelles. • The ER is additionally responsible for moving proteins and other carbohydrates to the Golgi apparatus, to the plasma membrane, to the lysosomes, or wherever else needed. • It creates a network of membranes found through the whole cell.
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) • The ER may also look different from cell to cell, depending on the cell's function. • Rough ER looks like sheets of bumpy membranes while smooth ER looks more like tubes. • Smooth ER acts as a storage organelle. • Rough ER are very important in the synthesis and packaging of proteins.
• Tube network in cytoplasm where cell substances are made. • Goes through cytoplasm into cell membrane • Stores, separates, and serves as cell's transport system • Smooth type: lacks ribosomes • Rough type (pictured): ribosomes embedded in surface • Breaks down lipids, and packages proteins for release from the cell.
Ribosomes • Each cell contains thousands • Miniature 'protein factories’ • Composes 25% of cell's mass • Stationary type: embedded in rough endoplasmic reticulum • Mobile type: injects proteins directly into cytoplasm
Ribosomes • The smallest structures in the cell. • Proteins are made in these.
Lysosomes • Lysosomes hold enzymes that were created by the cell. • The purpose of the lysosome is to digest things. • They might be used to digest food or break down the cell when it dies.
Lysosomes • The lysosomes float in the cytoplasm until they are needed. • Since lysosomes are little digestion machines, they go to work when the cell absorbs or eats some food. • Once the material is inside the cell, the lysosomes attach and release their enzymes. The enzymes break down complex molecules that can include complex sugars and proteins.
• Digestive 'plant' for proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates It digests food particles, wastes, cell parts and foreign invaders. Lysosome • Moves undigested material to cell membrane for removal • Varies in shape depending on process being carried out • Cell breaks down if lysosome explodes • “garbage man”
Vacuoles • Membrane-bound sacs for storage, digestion, and waste removal • Stores water and dissolved materials in the cell. • Vacuoles are found in plant and animal cells they are LARGER in plants!
Plant cells Certain structures are found only in plant cells.
Cell Wall • Plant cells are easier to identify because they have a protective structure called a cell wall made of cellulose. Plants have the wall; animals do not. • The tough wall gives added stability and protection to the plant cell.
Cell Wall • Surrounds the plant cell; gives shape and provides support for the plant • Controls turgidity (turgor pressure) • Not found in animals, animals have bones that provide support
Chloroplast • Chloroplasts are the food producers of plant cells. This is where photosynthesis occurs. • They are only found in plant cells and some protists. A protist is any organism that is not a plant, animal or fungus, like algae. • Animal cells do not have chloroplasts.
Chloroplast • Every green plant you see is working to convert the energy of the sun into sugars. This process is called photosynthesis. • They create sugars, and the byproduct of that process is the oxygen that we breathe. That process happens in the chloroplast.
Chloroplasts • Found in plant cells • Controls green chlorophyll to captures sunlight to make food for the cell. (photosynthesis) • Animal cells do not have chloroplasts.
Organelles: (1) nucleolus (2) nucleus (3) ribosome (4) vesicle (5) rough endoplasmic reticulum (ER) (6) Golgi apparatus (7) Cytoskeleton (8) smooth ER (9) mitochondria (10) vacuole (11) cytoplasm (12) lysosome (13) centrioles
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