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The Animal Cell


Animal Cells

Animal Cells are Eukaryotes. It means, this type of cell has a defined nucleus and organelles that are protected by a membrane. 

Humans cells are animal cells as well. Inside the cell, there are several parts. These are called organelles. Organelles means: small organs. 

The drawing above illustrates the name of each organelle.

The nucleus is the command center of the cell and it contains all the genetic information or best called, DNA.

The Mitochondrion is the source of energy in a cell. 

One of the most important components of life is the proteins. The proteins are made in the Ribosome of the cell. These organelles are either on the cytoplasm of the cell or attached to the Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum.