The Eight Parts and Functions Plant Cells

February 04, 2020

Cells are the most basic form of life and responsible for the growth and development of all life
forms, but that differs based upon which species we choose to look at and try to understand.
Understanding the functions of these cells is where we figure out what makes life work and
function at all, and there are differences in all species of life that allow each to function and
continue that are unique to every life form.
In animal cells, there are 5 different parts of the cell, each with its’ own function. First, there is
the nucleus, which contains the genetic material that controls the cells. There is the cell
membrane, which controls what comes and goes in and out of the cell. There is the Cytoplasm,
whereby enzymes control the chemical processes within the cell. Lastly, there are the
ribosomes by which protein synthesis happens.
All of these parts are necessary for the survival, growth, and sustainability of the animal cell,
thereby life of all animals. Each function is crucial to the whole, and cells are the building blocks
of life, so without any of these functions, there would be no cells or life at all.

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