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What is a cell?


Test your knowledge of the cell by answering the following questions, and if you don't know the answers then read the text below to find out.


1. The fluid within a cell is called the __________.


2. Nucleoplasm is the fluid found within the _________.


3. _______ synthesise proteins and enzymes.


4. DNA is found within the ________.


5. DNA stands for _______________ _____.


6. The intracellular structures involved in energy production are called ________________.


7. The _______ apparatus synthesises carbohydrates and vacuoles.


8. The intracellular structures involved in cleaning up cellular debris are called ___________.




What is a cell?


A cell is composed of a selectively permeable plasma membrane filled with cytoplasm, and containing several intracellular structures. The cytoplasm is a watery solution of organic molecules, gasses and minerals, and is the site of chemical reactions within the cell.


The intracellular structures include the :




The anatomy of a eukaryotic cell

The anatomy of a single eukaryotic cell



Also found within the cytoplasm is the nucleus, which is the control centre of the cell. Filled with nucleoplasm within a selectively porous nuclear membrane, the nucleus contains the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and chromatin, which together form chromosomes during mitosis.







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