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Powerpoint Presentation: Extra-Cellular Components
Powerpoint Presentation: The Light Microscope and the Electron Microscope
Powerpoint Presentation: Ultrastructure

 

Cells Index

Cells
The Light Microscope and the Electron Microscope
Eukaryote Cell Ultrastructure
The Plant Cell Wall
Membrane Transport Proteins

Topic Chapters Index

Eukaryote Cell Ultrastructure

Summary of the major cell organelles:

 

Organelle

Main Functions

Dimensions

Nucleus

Cell division, protein synthesis

10 μm diameter

Mitochondrion

Respiration pathways

1.0 to 12.5 μm

Chloroplast

Photosynthetic pathways

5 to 10 μm diameter

Lysosome

Digestion, recycling & isolation

0.5 to 3.0 μm diameter

Golgi apparatus

Secretion, reprocessing, lysosome synthesis

Cisternae: 0.5μm thick, l-3μm diameter

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)

Support, Golgi apparatus synthesis.

26 to 56 nm thick

Ribosome

Protein synthesis

20 nm diameter

 

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Cell Structure and Microscopy

 Cell Structure and Microscopy

 

The Light Microscope and the Electron Microscope

Light Microscope and the Electron Microscope

 

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