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A Cell is like a Factory

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cheyenne dailey

on 23 September 2014

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Transcript of A Cell is like a Factory

Cytoplasm:Factory Floor
The cytoplasm contains the organelles, just like how the factory floor contains all the machines and workers.
ER:Assembly Line
The ER is where the ribosomes do there work to create proteins. The assembly line is where workers do their jobs to create the factory's products.
Lysosomes:Maintenance Crew
Lysosomes are responsible for breaking down and disposing of waste in the cell similar to how a maintenance crew cleans up and takes out the trash.
Mitochondria:Power Plant
The mitochondria provides the cell with energy while a power plant supplies energy to a factory.
Cell Membrane:Shipping/Receiving Department
The cell membrane regulates what enters and leaves the cell, similar to factories shipping department.
A Cell is like a Factory
Cytoskeleton:Building Structure
The cytoskeleton of a cell maintains the cells shape. The building structure does the same thing by supporting walls and ceilings to keep the building from collapsing.
Nucleus:Chief Executive Office (CEO)
The nucleus controls and runs the cell just like the CEO of a factory dictates the activities of employees.
Golgi Apparatus:Packaging Department
The Golgi Apparatus is in charge of packaging proteins just like how the packaging department puts together products to prepare them for shipping.
Ribosomes:Worker/Employee
Ribosomes work to create proteins in the ER while factory employees also work to create their product on assembly lines.
Proteins:Products
Proteins are created with in the cell by ribosomes similar to factory products being created by workers.
By: Cheyenne Dailey
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