Did you know that much of the space in between different organelles in a cell is actually the cytoplasm? This tutorial is designed to focus what and where the cytoplasm is inside a cell, and what role it plays in the functions of the organelles within a cell.

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The cytoplasm is the area between the cell membrane and the nucleus of the cell. It is a thick gel like fluid that contains the many organelles of the cell. The cytoplasm is generally clear in color and is mostly made up of water. Cytoplasm can be found in both plant and animal cells.

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